William Hosking

William Hosking FSA (26 November 1800 – 2 August 1861) was a writer, lecturer, and architect who had an important influence on the growth and development of London in Victorian times. He became the first Professor of Architecture at King's College London, and associated this discipline in a scholarly fashion with interests in town planning, civil engineering, history and antiquities.

Read more about William Hosking:  Designs For The Congregationalists' Non-denominational Cemetery, Legacy, Selected Publications, Notable Buildings, References & Further Reading

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Abney Park Chapel - The Blending of Styles
... William Hosking drafted and redrafted an increasingly elegant solution to this design problem, beginning from a fairly conventional, scaled-down version of an Anglican gothic minster as a convenient ... This implies that Collison and Hosking may have used the style as a deliberate architectural counterpoise to what some critics saw as their 'non western' or 'non Christian' style of entranceway ('Egyptian Revival') ... that the association with 'nature' and the 'natural world' was an influence on Hosking's design since the overall cemetery project was conceived as a splendid botanical extravaganza, with the largest ...
William Hosking - References & Further Reading
... Authority control VIAF 24155811 Persondata Name Hosking, William Alternative names Short description Date of birth 26 November 1800 Place of birth Date of ...

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