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Oct 19, 2021 | ISBN 9780262543026

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“[Lewis] has a talent for the human story – real or imagined – behind the drawing, whether from the perspective of the client, the architect, the illustrator, or those depicted or involved in some way.” — RIBA Journal

Table Of Contents

Foreword
 Adrian Forty 9
1 Rex Savidge, Entrance to Commercial Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1957 15
2 Robert Bremmel Schnebbelie, View of the Piccadilly Entrance to Burlington Arcade, London, 1827 19
3 George Marshall, Perspective View of the Interior of St. Stephen’s Walbrook, London, Mid-eighteenth Century 25
4 Moos, Designs for Graveyard Memorials and Tombstones, 1811 29
5 Richard Bentley, Gothick Fireplace, Possibly for Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, Surrey, 1754 37
6 A. Tod, Mr. Tassie’s House, Leicester Square, London, 1806 41
7 Cassius Goldsmith, Design for a Gate Lodge, ca. 1827 45
8 Unattributed French Artist, House in Islamic Style, 1870s 51
9 Richard Neutra, Residence for  Josef von Sternberg, 1935 59
10 Peepshow of Marc Brunel’s Thames Tunnel, 1830s 63
11 Oliver Messel, Model of Bar for the Great Octagon, Bath Assembly Rooms, 1961 69
12 George Coke, Topographical View of the Wall and Trees of London Smallpox Hospital, Coldbath Fields, Clerkenwell, London, 1796 79
13 Frederick G. C. Weir, Proposed Plan for Artisans’ Dwellings, 1875 83
14 PC Harry Woodley, Plans of № 131 Cornwall Street, St. George’s in the East, London, 1902 91
15 Samuel Hardy, Competition Entry for an All-British £1,000 House, 1932 97
16 Robert Bray, Design for a Playboy Duplex Penthouse, Featured in Playboy Magazine, January 1970 103
17 William Beddoe Rees, Selsey-on-Sea Limited, Architect’s Suggested Plan for Development, 1907 111
18 Three Perspective Drawings for an Estate of Villas, Streatham, Surrey, Inscribed “Angelier,” ca. 1825 119
19 Henri Guerbois, Department Store in King Street, Kensington, for Barker’s, 1921 129
20 René-André Coulon, Jeux d’eau et de lumière, 1937 135
21 P. O’Neil, Kitchen Design, ca. 1955 141
22 Gordon M. Hills, Colgate Chapel, Sussex, Proposed Enlargement and Design for Ceiling, 1871 145
23 John Nash, Designs for Langham House, Portland Place, London, ca. 1812–1816 153
24 Frank Lloyd Wright, Ground Plan and Street Elevation of “Below Zero” House for Edith Carlson, 1939 167
25 Antonio Asprucci, Ornamental Detail for the Stanza del Sole, Villa Borghese, Rome, 1775–1780 181
Notes 187
Acknowledgments 213

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