According to Salmon, where did most of the British architects go to study in Europe?
Which Italian architect influenced British students through his approach to Roman ruins?
What is the meaning of 'historiography'?
According to Salmon, ancient Rome was a source of inspiration for the architects of the 19th Century since it was possible to draw so many analogies between these cultures. Do you agree with this statement?
Salmon also explains how at some point these comparisons became simple pastiches or copies of Roman architecture. What is your opinion about using the past as inspiration in such a literal way?
Draw 4 details of Arkwright building showing the use of different materials and historical influences.
Research the Arkwright building: who built it? When? To what purpose? How about the new renovation? Has it changed the building or has it tried to keep it in it's original state?
Salmon, Frank, (2000), Building On Ruins: The Rediscovery Of Rome And English Architecture,