London Writings 1850-1855
Gottfried Semper
Edited by Michael Gnehm, Sonja Hildebrand, Dieter Weidmann


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Gottfried Semper’s years in exile in London (1850–1855) were a time of highly inspir­ational experiences. The London of the first World Expo offered the German archi­tect an immense trove of objects for study and an intellectual surrounding that provided seminal impulses for his innovative cultural-­history­-based theory of archi­tecture.

Architecture, Theory / History / Criticism
That revolutionary period found not only politics and society in radical upheaval, but also the world of art and science. Internationalization, and indeed glo­balization, of knowledge was thereby a particularly distinctive phenomenon, the most important place of which was the capital of the British Empire.
592 pages
Hardback, 19x26 cm
gta Verlag, 1st edition 2021
ISBN 9783856764036