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History of architecture

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History of architecture (V360): Historical study of building design and architectural movements.

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Document Some theoretical reflections on domestic life and furnishings

Some theoretical reflections on domestic life and furnishings

Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Designers, Twentieth-century, Nineteenth-century, Victorian view
Document A Chapel, a Novel, and the Word of God. Virginia Brookes

This essay attempts to portray two artefacts, the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church in Oxford, and the novel Adam Bede by George Eliot. These two...

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Document A Summary of 19th century British furniture style development

A Summary of 19th century British furniture style development

Nineteenth-century, Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Victorian, Designers view
Document The Emergence of Modernism in Furniture Design

The emergence of modernism in furniture design.

Modernism, Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Twentieth-century view
Document Assignment Questions for Furnishings and Interiors 1850 to the Present Day

Sample assignment questions for Furnishings and Interiors 1850 to the Present Day.

Assignment, Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Nineteenth-century, Twentieth-century, Victorian view
Document Seeking Authenticity: Late Victorian Aesthetic Researches in John Ruskin’s approach of the St. Mark’s Campanile in Venice and William Lethaby’s Design for the Eagle Building in Birmingham (1851-1901), David Lamoureux

The two artefacts described and contrasted here are John Ruskin’s 1851 description of the St. Mark’s Campanile in Venice and the facade of William...

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Document Suggested reading on 19th century furniture design

Suggested reading on 19th century furniture design

Nineteenth-century, Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Designers, Victorian view
Document Pathways Into Architectural History: Variants of Classicism

This is a PowerPoint presentation which uses (copyright-free) photographic imagery to introduce students to some of the stylistic fundamentals of...

Architecture, Classicism, History, Baroque, Agreement of the People view
Document From ‘the Word’ to ‘the Eucharist’ in fifty years - reflected in sketch and photograph. Oxford Movement inspired liturgical change in the church of St. Margaret, Dunham Massey, Cheshire. Christine Mona Armstrong

In this essay, by comparing an 1856 London Illustrated News sketch of the interior of St. Margaret’s Church, Dunham Massey, Cheshire with a...

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Document A Summary of 20th century furniture style development

A Summary of 20th century furniture style development

Twentieth-century, Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Designers view
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