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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Church

John Curran, Andrew N. Palmer, J. van Ginkel, Francis Woodman, John W. Cook, Robert Ousterhout, Natalia Teteriatnikov, Warren Sanderson, Tania Velmans, Nigel J. Morgan and Doug Adams.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Christian Art. 29848 words.

Building for public Christian worship (see also Christianity) as well as the medieval rhetorical designation for the broader community of the Christian faithful.

As buildings...

Ahlsén family

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 386 words.

Swedish family of architects. Erik Ahlsén (b Stockholm, 12 Oct 1901) and his younger brother Tore Ahlsén (b Stockholm, 29 July 1906) trained as engineers at the Vocational College and...

Møller, C(hristian) F(rederik)

Wivan Munk-Jørgensen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 579 words.

(b Skanderborg, Jutland, Oct 31, 1898; d 1988).

Danish architect. He was apprenticed as a bricklayer and at the same time attended the Technical School in Århus, before being...

Arbeitsgruppe 4

Friedrich Achleitner.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 290 words.

Austrian group of architects formed in 1952 by Wilhelm Holzbauer, Friedrich Kurrent (b 1931) and Johannes Spalt (b 1920) at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Meisterschule Clemens...

Martín de Solórzano

James D’Emilio.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 475 words.

(fl 1482; d Palencia, 1506).

Spanish architect. He came from a family of builders, and he worked in Castile from 1482 until his death. His activity is documented at the...

Shopping centre

Meredith L. Clausen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States. 2306 words.

Group of retail facilities planned, developed, and operated under a single ownership within a unified complex. Originating in the USA in the 1920s, the shopping centre is a wholly...

Kleinhans, Franz

A. Gerhardt.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art. 296 words.

(b Unter Pinswang, Tyrol, 1699; d Unter Pinswang, Aug 15, 1776).

Austrian architect and builder. He worked mainly in Bavarian Swabia, in and around Dillingen and...

Bossi, Dominik

Carola Wenzel.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Renaissance Art. 190 words.

(b Monte, nr Balerna; d Prague, 1628).

Italian stuccoist, active in Prague. He settled in Prague in 1590 and was granted citizenship in Malá Strana in January 1591. One of his...

Romsey Abbey

Richard Fawcett.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 453 words.

English abbey in Hampshire. Romsey Abbey has the most impressive surviving medieval nunnery church in England, which continues in parochial use. Probably first founded in about 907 by King...

Karfík, Vladimír

Vladimír Šlapeta.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 355 words.

(b Idrija, Oct 26, 1901; d 1985).

Czech architect of Slovenian birth. He graduated in architecture from the Czech Technical University, Prague, and then worked in Paris with...

Le Roy [Leroy], Julien-David

Gérard Rousset-Charny.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art. 619 words.

(b Paris, May 6, 1724; d ?Paris, 27/Jan 28, 1803).

French architect and writer. He trained under Jacques-François Blondel and Jean-Laurent Legeay and won the Prix de Rome in...

Schwarz, Fritz

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 376 words.

(b Zurich, April 29, 1930).

Swiss architect and teacher. He graduated from the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, in 1953, and established his own practice in 1954....

Petrópolis

Roberto Pontual.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 409 words.

Brazilian city in Rio de Janeiro state. Built in the hills, 68 km north of Rio, Petrópolis (population c. 285,000) was the summer retreat of the imperial court and later the state...

Daly, César-Denis

David van Zanten.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 668 words.

(b Verdun, July 18, 1811; d Wissous, Jan 11, 1894).

French architect and writer. He was the son of John Daley [Daly], an Anglo-Irish naval purser held prisoner in France, and a...

Kamensky, Valentin

Jonathan Charnley.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 290 words.

(Aleksandrovich)

(b Tula, Sept 29, 1907; d 1975).

Russian urban planner and architect. He graduated from the Institute of Communal Construction Engineers, Leningrad...

Johansson, Cyrillus

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 324 words.

(b Gävle, July 9, 1884; d Lidingö, May 20, 1959).

Swedish architect. He trained at Chalmers Institute of Technology in Göteborg and the Kungliga Akademi för de fria Konsterna...

Cullinan, Edward

Michael Spens.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 258 words.

(b London, June 17, 1931).

English architect and teacher. He studied at Cambridge University (1951–4), then briefly at the Architectural Association School, London; this was...

Skellig Michael

Roger Stalley.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Christian Art. 686 words.

[Gael. Sceilg Mhichil]

Former monastery on an island of the same name, one of two great rocks rising from the Atlantic Ocean about 13 km off the coast of Co. Kerry, Ireland. A...

Flitcroft, Henry

Juliet West.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art. 730 words.

(b Aug 30, 1697; d Hampstead, London, Feb 25, 1769).

English architect. He grew up in the Office of Works community at Hampton Court, where his father was a labourer, and from...

Kylberg, Carl Oscar

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 714 words.

Swedish, 20th century, male.

Born 1878, in Fridene; died 1952, in Stockholm.

Painter. Figures, landscapes.

Carl Oscar Kylberg studied architecture before opting...