Augustus Welby Pugin, Designer of the British Houses of Parliament: The Victorian Quest for a Liturgical ArchitectureBy: Christabel Powell (author)Hardback
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DescriptionMuch 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 AuthorChristabell Powell is an architect and Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford.
ContentsAcknowledgements; 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.
- publication date: 31/05/2006
- ISBN13: 9780773457690
- Format: Hardback
- Number Of Pages: 412
- ID: 9780773457690
- ISBN10: 0773457690
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