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Batty Langley (1696—1751) writer on architecture


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Style lying between the formal and informal, defined by Batty Langley in his Practical Geometry (1726) and New Principles of Gardening (1728) as ‘regular irregularity’: in landscape-gardens this signified a symmetrical geometry overlaid by asymmetrical elements such as serpentine paths.

Symes (1993)

Subjects: Architecture.

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