The Nature of Gothic

Ruskin’s famous essay The Nature of Gothic first appeared as a chapter in his 1853 The Stones of Venice. This chapter proved immensely popular and took on a life of its own. It helped define style More…

The Oxford Museum

A guided tour through key architectural and design philosophies underpinning the Oxford Museum of Natural History. Henry Acland, Regius Professor of Medicine, played a key role in the building of Oxford’s new science museum in More…