Far and away the best narrative of western architecture in existence...it stands out as an intellectual triumph. * Sir John Summerson * Far and away the best narrative of western architecture in existence...it stands out as an intellectual triumph. * Sir John Summerson *
Owen Hopkins (Author) Owen Hopkins is Director of the Farrell Centre at Newcastle University. Previously he was Senior Curator at Sir John Soane's Museum and before that he was Architecture Programme Curator at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. He is the author of several books including Reading Architecture: A Visual Lexicon (2012), Architectural Styles: A Visual Guide (2014; both Laurence King), Postmodern Architecture: Less is a Bore (2020) and The Museum (2021). David Watkin (Author) David Watkin was Emeritus Professor of the History of Architecture at the University of Cambridge and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects. His many books include Sir John Soane: Enlightenment Thought and the Royal Academy Lectures (1996), Morality and Architecture Revisited (2001) and The Roman Forum (2009). He died in 2018.