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The Evolution Of English Architecture

In 1958 Bruno Zevi (1918-2000) defined architecture as “art of the space:” however, perhaps the most logical and meaningful definition of architecture is: “Architecture as man-made environment.” This means that it is the mirror of progress and evolution of humanity. Not extending the search to another area of the world, and remaining only to English example, the definition of architecture as “man-made environment “is particularly evident.

When the Romans left Britain, the Anglo-Saxon houses were made of a frame of wood filled with grass and mud. The chief of a tribe lived with his warriors in a bigger house called … Read the rest