Editorial: "Of Many Things" | John Dixon Hunt

Editorial: “Of Many Things” | John Dixon Hunt

John Ruskin’s “The Lamp of Memory” is the central text for Ruskin as a preservationist. Yet it is itself but one chapter in The Seven…

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Character’s Origin and Accretion in Ruskin’s Lamp of Memory | Gabrielle Ruddick

Character’s Origin and Accretion in Ruskin’s Lamp of Memory | Gabrielle Ruddick

This essay provides a close reading of the term “character” in Ruskin’s “Lamp of Memory” in The Seven Lamps of Architecture. Ruskin gives the word…

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Safeguarding Venice: Giacomo Boni and John Ruskin | Myriam Pilutti Namer

Safeguarding Venice: Giacomo Boni and John Ruskin | Myriam Pilutti Namer

The essay concerns the relationship between John Ruskin and the young Giacomo Boni. Trained as an architect in Venice during his youth, Boni became mostly…

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Changing Brantwood | Howard Hull

Changing Brantwood | Howard Hull

In reflection of the owner’s personal circumstances, Brantwood, the home of Victorian critic John Ruskin (1819–1900), underwent radical and almost continuous development during the twenty-eight…

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The Work of Iron, in Nature, Art, and Policy: A Lecture Delivered at Tunbridge Wells, February 16, 1858 | John Ruskin

The Work of Iron, in Nature, Art, and Policy: A Lecture Delivered at Tunbridge Wells, February 16, 1858 | John Ruskin

This lecture was delivered at Tunbridge Wells on February 16, 1858, and later reprinted in The Two Paths, being Lectures on Art, and its application…

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Ruskin’s Change Over Time | Miscellany: Compiled and Edited by John Dixon Hunt

Ruskin’s Change Over Time | Miscellany: Compiled and Edited by John Dixon Hunt

What follows is a miscellany that charts some of Ruskin’s attention to preservation, not just in Venice, but through his attention to architecture in northern…

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Author Biographies Vol. 6.1

Author Biographies Vol. 6.1

Howard Hull is Director of the Ruskin Foundation, and of Brantwood, John Ruskin’s former home, where he has lived with his wife, Pamela, since 1996….

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Change Over Time Featured by Project Muse

Change Over Time Featured by Project Muse

We are pleased to announce that Project Muse has selected Change Over Time: An International Journal of Conservation and the Built Environment as its ‘Journal…

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Climate Change and Landscape Preservation | Robert Melnick

Climate Change and Landscape Preservation | Robert Melnick

As we lean into the headwinds of this era of climate change, preserving cultural landscapes can sometimes seem confusing, difficult, and thorny. How might those…

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Integrating Components of Resilient Systems into Cultural Landscape Management Practices | Chris Beagan and Susan Dolan

Integrating Components of Resilient Systems into Cultural Landscape Management Practices | Chris Beagan and Susan Dolan

Cultural landscapes are historically significant properties that show evidence of human interaction with the physical environment. In the United States National Park Service (NPS), their…

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