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Temple Lushington Moore

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(1856–1920). Important church architect with Ulster connections, he was articled to George Gilbert Scott Junior before setting up on his own in 1879. His work, a mixture of scholarly Gothic...

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genius loci

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Latin term meaning ‘the genius of the place’, referring to the presiding deity or spirit. Every place has its own unique qualities, not only in terms of its physical makeup, but of how it...

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William Holford

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(1907–75). South-African born, he trained under Charles Reilly at Liverpool. During the 1939–45 war he helped to create the framework of British town-planning legislation, and was involved...

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Carl Hårleman

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(1700–52).

Swedish architect, son of the landscape-architect Johan Hårleman (1662–1707), he assisted Tessin the Younger in building the Royal Palace, Stockholm, and introduced the...

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Basil Oliver

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(1882–1948).

English architect, he established his practice in 1910, and carried the ideals of the Arts-and-Crafts movement into the 1920s and 1930s. Among his works the Rose &...

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Lewis Nockalls Cottingham

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(1787–1847). English architect and antiquary. He was a pioneer of the Gothic Revival, and carried out numerous works of restoration to medieval churches, notably at Theberton, Suffolk...

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Ricardo, Halsey

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(1854–1928). English architect of Portuguese-Dutch Jewish descent. He established his practice in 1878, and from 1888 to 1898 was in partnership with William Frend de Morgan (1839–1917),...

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William Stark

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(1770–1813). Scots architect, exponent of a refined Neo-Classicism. He worked in St Petersburg, Russia, in some capacity now unknown (1798), but most of his professional career was spent in...

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Johann Heinrich Strack

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(1805–80).

German architect. He was a pupil of Schinkel and later worked with Stüler. His designs were often influenced by Schinkel's exquisite Neo-Classicism, but were sometimes...

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Charles Peter Cleverly

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(1923–2002).

English architect. Disgusted by the damage being inflicted on London by Corbusian and CIAM-inspired high-rise developments in the 1960s, he left London to practise in...

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Antoine-Joseph Dezailler d'Argenville

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(1680–1765).

French writer and engraver. His La Théorie et la pratique du jardinage (1709) codified the formal French garden, and in subsequent editions traced the evolution of the...

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George Gilbert Scott

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(1839–97). English architect, the eldest of ‘Great’ Scott's five sons, known as ‘Middle’ Scott. Articled to his father in 1857, he later worked for him as an assistant, carrying out the...

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BBPR

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Architectural Partnership founded in Milan in 1932 by Gianluigi Banfi (1910–45), Lodovico Barbiano di Belgiojoso (1909–2004), Enrico Peressutti (1908–76), and Ernesto Nathan Rogers. Like...

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George Frederick Bodley

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(1827–1907).

Hull-born English architect, one of the most successful and sensitive of the Gothic Revival. A student of George Gilbert Scott in the 1840s, his first churches include...

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William Douglas Caröe

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(1857–1938). Son of the Danish Consul in Liverpool, he was a versatile church architect and a pioneer of building conservation, who also designed country-houses, educational buildings,...

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Sir William Whitfield

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(1920– ).

English architect. His design-method is largely dependent on separating functions (e.g. ‘served’ and ‘serving’ areas), expressing them as architectural forms. Among his...

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Edward William Godwin

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(1833–86).

English architect, designer, and writer, from Bristol, who received his early training under William Armstrong (d. 1858). In 1856 he joined his brother Joseph Lucas...

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Leo von Klenze

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(1784–1864).

German architect. He created some of the finest C19 buildings in Bavaria, notably in Munich, which he helped to transform into a sophisticated and beautiful Court and...

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Pitkänen, Pekka

Marja-Riitta Norri.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 394 words.

(b Turku, 1927).

Finnish architect. He graduated from the Technical University in Helsinki in 1953 and set up his own architectural practice in Turku in 1954. His architecture of...

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Haenel [Hänel], Karl Moritz

Volker Helas.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 313 words.

(b Dresden, April 27, 1809; d Dresden, Jan 3, 1880).

German architect. He studied architecture (1820–28) under Karl August Benjamin Siegel (1757–1832) and Joseph Thürmer...

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