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Painterly Urban Planning: Nikolaus Pevsner’s “Visual Planning and the Picturesque”

Cover of Nikolaus Pevsner's Visual Planning and the Picturesque, published by the Getty Research Institute

Nikolaus Pevsner (1902–1983) was one of the 20th century’s foremost historians of British architecture. Even today, tourists wander through the historic squares of England aided by Pevsner’s The Buildings of England guidebooks, which remain in print with Yale University Press… More»

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      Italy, 400 Years Ago

      In the early 1600s, architect and printmaker Giulio Parigi sketched his away across Italy. From landscapes to city views, these drawings capture what a creative mind was captivated by centuries ago. 

      Page through the entire sketchbook here.


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