Edward Lacy Garbett

(d. 1900)

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(d. 1900).

English architectural theorist. The author of Rudimentary Architecture for the Use of Beginners and Students, the Principles of Design in Architecture as Deducible from Nature and Exemplified in the Works of the Greek and Gothic Architects (1850), he argued that style was linked to construction, and saw that modern methods of building would lead to a new non-Historicist style.

Architectural Review, clii/908 (Oct. 1972), 239–41;Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, xvii/4 (Winter 1958), 25–30

Subjects: Architecture.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.