Pugin


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Pugin

(ˈpjuːdʒɪn)
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(Biography) Augustus (Welby Northmore). 1812–52, British architect; a leader of the Gothic Revival. He collaborated with Sir Charles Barry on the Palace of Westminster (begun 1836)
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Noun1.Pugin - English architect who played a prominent role in the 19th century revival of Gothic architecture (1812-1852)
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It was conducted by the first deputy governor of the Kurgan region - the director of the regional department of the agro-industrial complex Sergey Pugin.
Robert Adam and Thomas Chippendale were 18th century devotees of gothic design, but the man most closely associated with its revival was architect Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-1852), the inspired pioneer of what became the most widespread and influential artistic movement that England has ever produced.
The clock faces will also be given a new colour scheme, with the Commons authorities eager to reflect the original design by Augustus Pugin.
The project also aims to restore the clock face surrounds to their original colours as designed in 1856 by architects Charles Barry and Augustus Welby Pugin.
With assistant Augustus Pugin, he designed the new Houses of Parliament.
In the 19th century Augustus Pugin, the eminent English architect and Catholic convert, made this remarkable claim: Gothic architecture is Christian architecture.
I can categorically state that this is most definitely the 1835 Charles Barry/August Pugin King Edward's School building.
Steve Fletcher, 53, from Ely, Cardiff, bought the massive fibreglass sculpture - nicknamed Pugin - in "a moment of madness" five years ago but now he's looking for someone to piece the beast back together in a new home.
The All Party Parliamentary Arts and Heritage Group is planning to visit Birmingham on its next explorative field trip to explore the legacy of Augustus Pugin.
As the editor says, 'the church and beside it the house that Pugin erected .
Pugin, Lord Shrewsbury, and the rebuilding of Catholic England.