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Architecture a profession or an art : thirteen short essays on the qualifications and training of architects / edited by R. Norman Shaw, R. A. and T. G. Jackson, A.R.A.

Richard Norman Shaw RA 1831-1912.

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London :: John Murray,, 1892.

Physical Description

xxxv, [1], 244 p. ; 24 cm.


Introduction, by T. G. Jackson, A.R.A.--The protest against examination and registration of architects, reprinted from the Times of March 3, 1891.--That an artist is not necessarily unpractical, by R. Norman Shaw, R.A.--Architecture and construction, by J. T. Micklethwaite.--Architecture and the Royal Institute of British Architects, by Reginald Blomfield.--Architectural study and the examination test, by G. F. Bodley, A.R.A.--The protection of the public, by Mervyn Macartney--Architects and surveyors, by Ernest Newton.--The 'profession' and its ghosts, by Edward S. Prior.--On the isolation of 'professional' architecture from the other arts, by John R. Clayton.--On the relation of general to technical education in the training of an architect, by Basil Champneys.--The builder's art and the craftsman, by W. R. Lethaby.--Thoughts on three arts and the training for them, by W. B. Richmond, A.R.A.--The unity of art, by Gerald C. Horsley.--On true and false ideals in the education of an architect, by T. G. Jackson, A.R.A.