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Architecture and climate : an environmental history of British architecture, 1600-2000 /

by Hawkes, Dean.
Edition statement:1st ed. Published by : Routledge, (London ; | New York, NY :) Physical details: x, 261 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. ISBN:9780415561860 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415561868 (hardback : alk. paper).
Subject(s): Architecture and climate -- Great Britain -- History. | Architecture -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain -- History.
Year: 2012
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-254) and index.

Introduction -- Climate described -- Robert Smythson and the environment of the Elizabethan country house -- Christopher Wren and the origins of building science -- Palladianism and the climate of England -- Building in the climate of the nineteenth century city -- The arts and crafts house climatically considered -- The modern movement house in the British climate -- The environmental architecture of Alison and Peter Smithson.

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