The Bartlett School of Architecture


Book Launch: The Printed and the Built

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, 17 September 2018

Drawing of men working on the first printing press

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The Bartlett School of Architecture


Room 1.02, The Bartlett, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0QB

Join the editors and authors of The Printed and the Built: Architecture, Print Culture, and Public Debate in the Nineteenth Century for an evening full of surprising links between architecture and printed media.

Illustrated with colourful and eclectic visual material, from panoramas to printed ephemera, adverts, penny magazines, early photography, and even crime reportage, The Printed and the Built consists of five in-depth thematic essays accompanied by 25 short pieces, each examining a particular printed form. Altogether, they illustrate how new genres communicated architecture to a mass audience, setting the stage for the modern architectural era.

Several of the authors will give brief talks followed by drinks and the opportunity to purchase your copy of the book.

Contributors include Mari Hvattum and Anne Hultzsch.

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Room 1.02, The Bartlett, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0QB