Augustus Welby Pugin, Designer of the British Houses of Parliament
The Victorian Quest for a Liturgical Architecture
Much of the study of the nineteenth-century architect, Augustus Welby Pugin has focused on his architecture and design. Pugin himself believed that his strongest influence lay in his writing. He played an important role in the nineteenth century religious revival because of his views as a liturgical architect.
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"Pugin is a giant in the history of architecture and his contribution to the nineteenth century was enormous... What Dr. Powell does so successfully is to show how his architectural concerns come out of his theological beliefs and understanding..." - Revd. Dr. Ralph Waller, Principal Harris Manchester College, Oxford"