Origin and history of the terraced house

Origin and history of the terraced house
 
  7:01 pm - 10:00 pm
 £11.03

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Alec Forshaw, historian & urban designer will trace the origins & history of the terraced house in Bloomsbury

Alec Forshaw, architectural historian, urban designer and former conservation officer in Islington, will open this series by tracing the origin of the terraced house, the introduction post-Fire of London planning regulations and building standards, public utilities, terrace design and street layout in the 18th and 19th century and the role of Georgian “developer” Dr Nicholas Barbon in Bloomsbury. He will how look at how demographic changes affected housing, and how the streets went from elegance and gentility to the social problems of the 19th century.

Alec Forshaw worked as an urban designer and conservation officer for the London Borough of Islington for 32 years and has always had a deep interest in London’s history. His books on London include Smithfield: Past, Present and Future, Markets of London, The Open Spaces of London, 1970s London, 20th Century Buildings in Islington, New City: Contemporary Architecture in the City of London, and An Address in Bloomsbury.


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2021-11-02 19:01 2021-11-02 19:01 Europe/London Origin and history of the terraced house Alec Forshaw, historian & urban designer will trace the origins & history of the terraced house in Bloomsbury https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2021/11/02/origin-and-history-of-the-terraced-house-276537 ,,,

This is an online video event, please check the organiser for details about how to watch.

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