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The Leicester Arch and the Temple of Janus
(Leicester Mercury Media Group Ltd, 2007-12)
Sir Edwin Lutyens was one of the foremost English architects of his day and was invited in 1919 to design a war memorial for the city of Leicester. For Lutyens the architectural challenge was to express in stone the profound ...
Authenticating Anastylosis: Para Data in the Digital Reconstruction of Greyfrairs Church Leicester and the Tomb of King Richard III
(University of Siena, Department of History and Cultural Heritage, 2015-03-30)
Creating visualisations of historic buildings and interiors from partial evidence requires realistically implementable strategies for managing the evidence upon which they are based and for documenting the decisions taken ...
Proportional Systems in the Design of the Cathedral of St. George of the Greeks, Cyprus
(Springer International Publishing AG, 2016-11)
The cathedral of St. George of the Greeks was built in the 14th – 15th c. in Famagusta, Cyprus to accommodate the religious needs of the Greek orthodox community living under a Frankish aristocracy. Its design is a hybrid ...
Driving Engagement in Heritage Sites Using Personal Mobile Technology
(Archaeopress Publishing Ltd, 2016-03-25)
In a recent UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project researchers from De Montfort University, the University of Nottingham and the University of Durham have collaborated with two community heritage ...
Unlocking Lutyens: A Gateway to the Hidden Legacy of John Pell and Sir Christopher Wren
(Cambridge University Press, 2008)
The design of the ‘Arch of Remembrance’ in Leicester by Sir Edwin Lutyens, offers the opportunity of a unique insight into the design methods of the architect in the latter half of his career. These were characterised by ...
The London Clearances
In this article we look at the origins of London’s housing crisis and how it is being used to justify a policy of estate regeneration that is demolishing the homes of the communities they house. Our argument is that ...