New Book by Former PhD Student

Posted on 11 December 2017

We are delighted to announce a new publication by alumnus Matthew Walker

Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England, Matthew Walker ISBN: 9780198746355Matthew completed his PhD on 'Architectus Ingenio: Robert Hooke, the Early Royal Society and the Practices of Architecture' under the supervision of Professor Anthony Geraghty in 2009 and is now a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico.  His new book 'Architects & Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England', explores a formative period in architectural history, as architecture became the subject of serious intellectual enquiry by the likes of John Evelyn, Robert Hooke, Sir Christopher Wren and Roger North, with architects and architectural writers able to count themselves amongst England's intellectual and cultural elite by the turn of the eighteenth century.  The book is published by Oxford University Press.