Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

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English architect who played a prominent role in the 19th century revival of Gothic architecture (1812-1852)


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In this book, based on his dissertation, he presents the life and work of A.
Here the matter becomes quite technical, as with the question where to place the staircase in relation to the entrance corridor (for instance at right angles, the 'L plan) and the issue of relating the main living rooms to each other, or rather to contrast them with each other (the author credits A.
What makes this book so valuable and, particularly where church architecture is concerned, so definitive, is the combination of superbly professional photography with a text that is as intelligently critical of A.
Between the wars, curators at the Victoria and Albert Museum were encouraged to sell works that had been selected for its permanent collection at the Great Exhibition in 1851 by a committee that included Henry Cole and A.
His detailed appreciation of the Alhambra had a major influence on his decorative commissions, determining his preference for geometrically arranged flat pattern and promoting the use of emblematic inscriptions that, Flores argues, was also taken up by A.
The eighteenth-century interiors of the east range of the castle quadrangle, where the Myddeltons have always had their domestic quarters, were transformed in the 1840s--as were several of the state rooms for Colonel Robert Myddelton-Biddulph under the direction of A.