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Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — Architecture.

Many of the first architectural historians were also its first theorists (Francesco di Giorgio, known for his writings on urban planning, wrote a history of the walls of Florence (1475–92)...

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Stuart, John McDouall

Martyn Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 1216 words.

Stuart, John McDouall (1815–1866), land surveyor and explorer in Australia, was born in Rectory Lane, Dysart, Fife, on 7 September 1815, the fourth of the seven (possibly nine) children and...

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Walter Burley Griffin

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Australasian and Pacific History.


Illinois-born American architect. He worked in Chicago (1899–1901) and for F. L. Wright (1901–5), before being appointed Director for the design and construction of...

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