John Nash: Architect of the Picturesque

John Nash: Architect of the Picturesque

by Geoffrey Tyack (Editor)


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Responsible for the creation of Regent Street, Regent's Park, the Brighton Pavilion and Buckingham Palace, John Nash is universally recognised as one of the most important architects of late 18th-early 19th century Britain. This book brings together recent scholarship, and so brings this most engaging of architects to a new generation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848021020
Publisher: Historic England Publishing
Publication date: 03/30/2013
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Geoffrey Tyack is an author and the editor of the Georgian Group Journal. He is based in Oxford.

Table of Contents

1. Before Fame and Fortune: the Early Years|- Richard Suggett|2. Herefordshire and the Repton connection|- David Whitehead|3. Nash and the Castle Style - Geoffrey Tyack|4. Sandridge Park: a Villa Rustica in Devon|- Rosemary Yallop|5. John Nash: property developer - James Anderson|6. Nash and structural innovation - Jon Clarke|7. John Nash and the Genesis of Regents Park|- J. Mordaunt Crook|8. Pavilion and Palace: Nash’s work for George IV - Michael Port|9. Nash in a British and Continental Context - David Watkin

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