Augustus Welby Pugin, Designer of the British Houses of Parliament: The Victorian Quest for a Liturgical Architecture

Augustus Welby Pugin, Designer of the British Houses of Parliament: The Victorian Quest for a Liturgical Architecture

By: Christabel Powell (author)Hardback

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Description

Much of the study of the nineteenth-century architect, Augustus Welby Pugin has focused on his architecture and design. Pugin himself believed that his strongest influence lay in his writing. He played an important role in the nineteenth century religious revival because of his views as a liturgical architect.

About Author

Christabell Powell is an architect and Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford.

Contents

Acknowledgements; Foreword; 1. Introduction; 2. Conversion; 3. Three Books Expressing Strong Views; 4. A New Version of Contrasts; 5. Pugin's Views Laid Bare; 6. Two New Treatises on Liturgical Architecture and Design; 7. Pugin Forced to Defend His Views; 8. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773457690
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 412
  • ID: 9780773457690
  • ISBN10: 0773457690

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