Sir John Soane: The Royal Academy Lectures by David WatkinSir John Soane: The Royal Academy Lectures by David Watkin

Sir John Soane: The Royal Academy Lectures

EditorDavid Watkin

Paperback | May 1, 2000

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Sir John Soane: The Royal Academy Lectures contains the full text of Soane's letters, carefully edited by David Watkin. It is a revised and abridged edition of his award-winning book Sir John Soane: Enlightenment Thought and the Royal Academy Lectures. In his introduction to this new volume, Watkin explains the significance of Soane's approach to architectural history and theory, as expressed in the lectures delivered from 1810-1820 as Professor of Architecture at the Royal Academy. They are accompanied by a selection of the watercolors that Soane prepared as illustrations.
Title:Sir John Soane: The Royal Academy LecturesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:366 pages, 9.96 × 7.99 × 0.75 inPublished:May 1, 2000Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521665566

ISBN - 13:9780521665568

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Introduction; The Royal Academy Lectures: Lectures I-XII.

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"This is a neatly condensed version of Watkin's masterful intellectual and professional contextualization of Sir John Soane's lectures as professor of architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, 1810-20...it provides valuable insights on both the intellectual fabric of the Enlightenment and its arcitectural affects, as well as the design practices of Soane. The text is lucid in argument, and literary style, being further clarified by well-chosen illustrations, many from drawings by the architect. In this abridged form the book will prove especially useful to faculty, researchers, graduate students, and professionals." Choice