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Vaughan Hart


Who is Vaughan Hart?

Vaughan Hart is a leading architectural historian, and Professor of Architecture in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath. Hart studied architecture at Bath and Cambridge Universities. He worked first as an architectural assistant to Colin St John Wilson on the British Library project in London, before studying for a doctorate in Cambridge on Inigo Jones under Joseph Rykwert. Hart has published widely in the field of architectural history, specialising in the Italian architectural treatises and in British architectural history of the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Hart's concerns lie in particular with the symbolic function of architecture, and with the meaning of architectural forms. He is the co-translator of the treatises of Sebastiano Serlio, and he has also translated the two guidebooks to Rome published by Andrea Palladio. Hart's translation of these formed part of a wider project initiated by Rykwert and Robert Tavernor through their translation of the treatise by Leon Battista Alberti.

  • born in (55 years ago)
  • education: University of Bath
  • written works: "Art and magic in the court of the Stuarts", "Paper Palaces", "St. Paul's Cathedral"

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Google previewComputers and the History of Art (1993)

by J Sunderland, John Sunderland

Vaughan Hart is a Lecturer in Architectural History at the University of Bath and is currently completing a book on Inigo Jones. Gilbert Herbert is the Mary Hill Swope Professor of Architecture, the Technion: Israel Institute of Technology, and ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture (2012)

by Colum Hourihane

Hamilton Peter Harbison Julie Harboe Klaus Hardering Catherine Harding Jennifer Harris Richard Harris Vaughan Hart E. den Hartog Jacqueline Colliss Harvey Catherine Hassall A. Haucap-Nass Marius Bratsberg Hauknes ...

Google previewThe Picture of Parliament, Containing a Biographical Dictionary of the Irish Members ... (1831)

by F. B. Hamilton

Vaughan Hart, Esq. of Kilderry, in this county, and Harley Street.β€”5th. And Lord Mountcharles, of Sloane Castle, county of Meath, and 29, Grosvenor Street, London.β€”4th. This county was not contested. β€”It is 50 ...

Google previewA Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire (1880)

George- Vaughan Hart, M.P. of K l Merry House and Dee Castle, co. Donegal. v.

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