Cambridge Architecture: A Concise Guide

Cambridge Architecture: A Concise Guide

by Nicholas Ray
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521452228

ISBN-13: 9780521452229

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Using selected examples of buildings from the Middle Ages to the present day as the basis for investigation, this illustrated guide to the architectural history of Cambridge introduces a number of levels of interpretation for those unfamiliar with examining buildings.  See more details below

Overview

Using selected examples of buildings from the Middle Ages to the present day as the basis for investigation, this illustrated guide to the architectural history of Cambridge introduces a number of levels of interpretation for those unfamiliar with examining buildings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521452229
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
List of maps
Acknowledgements
1Introduction1
2Cambridge Before the University (Up to 1280)6
Origins6
Norman architecture7
The Normans in Cambridge10
St Bene't's Church11
The Round Church (Church of the Holy Sepulchre)12
St Peter's Church - the font14
3The Pattern of the Colleges (1280-1515)17
University and college17
The pattern of a college20
Gothic architecture21
Corpus Christi College Old Court25
Queens' College27
Trinity College30
Jesus College33
4The English Renaissance in Cambridge (1515-1663)37
The classical language37
The five orders40
Classical architecture comes to Cambridge42
King's College Chapel - the chancel stalls and screen43
Gonville and Caius College Gate of Honour45
Christ's College Fellows' Building48
Clare College51
5Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Classicism (1663-1800)54
Wren in Cambridge54
The Palladian taste58
Trinity College Library60
St Catharine's College - principal court62
King's College Fellows' Building64
The Master's Lodge, Peterhouse66
6Nineteenth-Century Revivalism (1800-1875)69
Scholarship and romance69
Gothic principles73
Downing College75
The Old University Library78
Pembroke College80
All Saints', Jesus Lane82
7Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Eclecticism (1875-1939)86
'Queen Anne' style86
The Arts and Crafts and Edwin Lutyens87
Newnham College90
The Law School complex92
Clare Memorial Court and the University Library95
48 Storey's Way97
8Post-War Buildings (1939-1970)101
The language of Modernism101
Modernism in Cambridge104
Gonville and Caius College Harvey Court106
The History Faculty108
St John's College Cripps Building111
Clare Hall113
9Building Since 1970117
Fitzwilliam Chapel120
Crystallographic Data Centre121
Glossary125
Bibliography128
Index of buildings and people132
Index of topics135

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