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Pevsner

1. Antoine . 1886--1962, French constructivist sculptor and painter, born in Russia; brother of Naum Gabo
2. Sir Nikolaus . 1902--83, British architectural historian, born in Germany: his series Buildings of England (1951--74) describes every structure of account in the country
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Art historian Sir Nikolaus Pevsner began his county-bycounty survey, the Buildings of England, in the 1940s, with 46 volumes being published between 1951 and 1974.
I was treading in my own footsteps as well as Pevsner's and it was great fun meeting people who'd met him on his first visit.
As for tourism, I suggest that Ms Romney takes a walk along the Quayside and observes the plethora of well-contented visitors who, assuredly, bring a "handsome" income to what has become the kind of exciting city that the visionary Pevsner had in sight over half a century ago.
According to Pevsner's Architectural Guides, the castle is one of the most interesting in Northumberland.
According to Pevsner's Architectural Guides, the castle is one of the most interesting and varied houses in Northumberland so it's no surprise to learn it is a Grade I listed building.
Mr Scourfield, who has worked on the Pevsner series in other parts of Wales for 25 years, says things have changed.
Alan Brooks and Nikolaus Pevsner. Yale University Press.
One of Britain's cultural icons must surely be Sir Nikolaus Pevsner. This scholarly refugee took it upon himself to survey everything of architectural significance in England and spent a quarter of a century doing so.
Visual Planning and the Picturesque Nikolaus Pevsner edited by Matthew Aitchison Getty Publications 221pp 21.95 [pounds sterling] ISBN 978 1606060018
Nikolaus Pevsner is probably best known outside the world of architecture for his tireless tourist perambulations of the Buildings of England series.
Architect Nikolaus Pevsner updates traditional FEMA trailer with environmentally sustainable features [Architect's Newspaper]
Combined with the singing will be site commentary by Joseph Sharples, author of the Pevsner Architectural Guide to Liverpool.