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The seven lamps of architecture

Author: John Ruskin
Publisher: New York, NY : Barnes & Noble Digital Library, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This long and eloquent essay championed and codified the disparate ideas taking form in English architecture under the rubric of the Gothic Revival. The seven lamps of the title refer to the qualities toward which good architecture must aspire: sacrifice, truth, power, beauty, life, memory, and obedience.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Ruskin
ISBN: 9781411436589 141143658X
OCLC Number: 828935651
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Other Titles: 7 lamps of architecture
Responsibility: John Ruskin ; illustrations by the author.

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This long and eloquent essay championed and codified the disparate ideas taking form in English architecture under the rubric of the Gothic Revival. The seven lamps of the title refer to the qualities toward which good architecture must aspire: sacrifice, truth, power, beauty, life, memory, and obedience.

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