The Printed and the Built explores the intricate relationship between architecture and printed media in the fast-changing nineteenth century.
Publication history is a rapidly expanding scholarly field which has profoundly influenced architectural history in recent years. Yet, while groundbreaking work has been done on architecture and printing in the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and the twentieth century, the nineteenth century has received little attention. This is the omission that The Printed and the Built seeks to address, thus filling a significant gap in the understanding of architecture's cultural history.
Lavishly 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.
About the Author
Mari Hvattum is professor of architectural history and theory at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design, and leader of the research project The Printed and the Built: Architecture and Public Debate in Modern Europe.
Anne Hultzsch is a postdoctoral research fellow at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design and a teaching fellow at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.
INTRODUCTION. A Storehouse of Ideas
Mari Hvattum and Anne Hultzsch
PART I: ARCHITECTURE AND PRINT CULTURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Barry Bergdoll 'The Public Square of the Modern Age': Architecture and the Rise of the Illustrated Press in the Early Nineteenth Century.
Stephen Bann The Past in Print. Ancient Buildings represented by Engraving, Etching and Lithography in Early Nineteenth-Century England
Maarten Delbeke Architecture's Print Complex. Palloy's Bastille and the Death of Architecture
Richard Wittman Imprinting Patriotism: Etruria and Egypt in Papal Rome (1834-41)
Beatriz Colomina X-Screens: Roentgen Architecture
PART II: PRINTED PLACES
Bibliotopography Victor Plahte Tschudi
Cablegram Mari Lending
Cartoon Michela Rosso
Colour Mari Hvattum
Column Anne Hultzsch
Criticism Christina Contandriopoulos
Description Adrian Forty
Encyclopedia Helge Jordheim
Exhibition Léa-Catherine Szacka
Feuilleton Marit Grøtta
Fiction Emma Cheatle
Handbook Petra Brouwer
Libel Timothy Hyde
Masthead Anne Hultzsch
Movables Tim Anstey
Murder Mari Hvattum
Pamphlet Irene Cheng
Paratext Helen Smith
Past Sine Halkjelsvik Bjordal
Review Wallis Miller
Sex Barbara Penner
Silhouette Richard Taws
Street-view André Tavares
Tidings Mathilde Dahl
Xylography Iver Tangen Stensrud