Richard Norman Shaw

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Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2010 - Architecture - 498 pages
Richard Norman Shaw (1831–1912) was the most fertile, representative, and influential British domestic architect of his time. This new edition of Andrew Saint’s best-selling book on Shaw and his work—hailed in its original version as “a masterpiece among architectural biographies” by the Evening Standard—features a completely revised text and new introduction and is generously illustrated with new color photographs, many specially commissioned.

“Outstanding. . . . A most readable biography as well as a scholarly assessment of Shaw’s work.”—Adam Fergusson, Sunday Times (on the original edition)

 

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Richard Norman Shaw (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)

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Saint, general editor of The Survey of London, updates his 1976 original on the noted British architect with a revised text, new introduction, and new color photos, many commissioned solely for this ... Read full review

Contents

Apprenticeship
13
South and North
35
The Country House
95
The Pattern of Practice
151
Houses Bu1lders Concrete Furn1ture Home and Health
194
Turning Point
213
The Town House and the Path to Classicism
243
The Church
299
The 1890s
339
Improving the Cities
371
Catalogue of Executed Work
425
Pupils and Assistants
458
Notes on Sources
480
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Andrew Saint is the General Editor of The Survey of London and the author of The Image of the Architect (1983), Towards A Social Architecture: The Role of School-Building in Post-War England (1987) and Architect and Engineer: A Study in Sibling Rivalry (2007)

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