School of Architecture

  • HISTORIES OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

    Researchers working under this theme are collectively investigating the relationship between people and places across several continents, spanning the period from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. Interests include the transmission of ideas and traditions over time; the history of urban development and planning; and the relationship between architecture, culture and specific communities.

  • Parishes, Parishioners and Peripheries: Residence and Status in Early Modern London

    Parishes, Parishioners and Peripheries: Residence and Status in Early Modern London

    This project explores the social, geographical and physical boundaries encompassed by the early modern metropolitan parish.

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    Communal Child Rearing on the Israeli Kibbutz between the years 1920-1960

    Communal Child Rearing on the Israeli Kibbutz between the years 1920-1960

    The Kibbutz, (meaning in Hebrew: ingathering), refers to a form of voluntary collective settlement developed in Palestine at the beginning of the twentieth century.

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    Erwin Anton Gutkind (1886-1968): Architect and Scholar

    Erwin Anton Gutkind (1886-1968): Architect and Scholar

    Throughout his career, the architect, planner and urban historian Erwin Anton Gutkind (1886-1968) engaged with many of the key architectural concerns of the twentieth century, including mass housing, post-war reconstruction, environmental design and urban growth.

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