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achievement of arms

Overview page. Subjects: History — Architecture.

Collected armorial ensigns consisting of shield of arms, crest, helm, mantling, and motto, with supporters and heraldic badge as appropriate. It is corrupted as hatchment, and this term...

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acrostolium

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History — Architecture.

Part of the prow of an Antique warship, often circular, spiral, or shaped to resemble an animal: representations can be found on e.g. the columna rostrata.

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ADAMS, David (<i>born</i> 1954), Ian Mactaggart Professor of Property and Urban Studies, University of Glasgow, since 2004

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Architecture; Architecture; Architectural Structure and Design. 201 words.

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Aedicula

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Architecture.

(Lat., lit. “small building”), the architectural frame of an opening (door, window, or niche), consisting of two columns or pilasters supporting a pediment; more specifically a shrine...

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Aigina

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(Αἴγινα), name of both an island in the Saronic Gulf southwest of Athens and of its principal city; it was located in the province of Achaia and eventually in the ...

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ALEXANDER, Rosemary Anne (<i>born</i> 1937), Founder and Principal, English Gardening School, since 1983

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Schools Studies; History of Architecture; Architecture; Landscape Art and Architecture. 221 words.

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ALEXANDER-SINCLAIR of Freswick, James Boyd (<i>born</i> 1959), garden designer, writer, lecturer and broadcaster

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; History of Architecture; Architecture; Landscape Art and Architecture; Literature. 110 words.

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Alonso de Covarrubias

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Architecture.

 (1488–1570) Spanish architect, sometimes acclaimed as a pioneer in introducing Renaissance elements, but the claim is controverted by his main work, the north façade of El Alcázar, Toledo...

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ALSOP, William Allen (<i>born</i> 1947), Director, ALL Design, since 2011

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Architecture; Architecture; Individual Architects and Architectural Firms. 330 words.

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AMERY, Colin Robert (<i>born</i> 1944), architectural writer, critic and historian; Director, World Monuments Fund in Britain, 1999–2008 (Trustee, 1992–98)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Architecture; Architecture; Individual Architects and Architectural Firms; Intellectual History; Literature. 382 words.

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