The Georgian villa

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Alan Sutton, 1996 - Architecture - 180 pages
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The villa has endured as the idea of a rural retreat for relaxation and contemplation from antiquity to the present day. These essays written by the leading scholars in the field form an outstanding corpus of work which makes a substantial contribution to the understanding and interpretation of the Georgian Villa.

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Contents

SOURCES AND INFLUENCES FOR
75
Soanes Concept of the Villa
94
Decimus Burtons Designs for
105
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About the author (1996)

Dana Arnold is Professor of Architectural History at the University of Southampton and Director of the Center for Studies in Architecture and Urbanism. Her recent publications include Re-presenting the Metropolis and The Georgian Country House: Architecture, Landscape and Society.