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File 087 - Publications by Rowland J. Mainstone

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-01-087

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Publications by Rowland J. Mainstone

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Mainstone, R. J. (Rowland J.) (1923-)

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Architectural historian and author, formerly of the Building Research Establishment, University College, London, and University of Leeds, UK and University of Leuven, Belgium. In the 1960s and 1970s, Mainstone and Van Nice planned a collaborative text on Hagia Sophia.

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Original folder title, “MAINSTONE: ‘PROGRAM’ / Theory and Design: 1742.” Contains offprints and published pamphlets by Rowland J. Mainstone, including “Performance Parameters and Performance Specification in Architectural Design,” “The Structure of the Church of St. Sophia, Istanbul,” “Justinian’s church of St. Sophia, Istanbul: Recent studies of its construction and first partial reconstruction,” “The Springs of Structural Invention,” and “ON CONSTRUCTION AND FORM.”

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For preservation purposes, oversize material was moved to Subgroup 2, Series 4, Box 38 (Temporary label: “17-6”).

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Rowland J. Mainstone, “The Springs of Structural Invention,” Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects (February 1963): 1-15.

Rowland J. Mainstone, “On Construction and Form,” Program 3 (Spring 1964): 52-70.

Rowland J. Mainstone, “The Structure of the Church of St. Sophia, Istanbul,” Transactions of the Newcomen Society 38 (1965-1966): 23-49.

Rowland J. Mainstone, “Justinian’s church of St. Sophia, Istanbul: Recent studies of its construction and first partial reconstruction,” Architectural History 12 (1969): 39-49.

Rowland J. Mainstone, “Performance Parameters and Performance Specification in Architectural Design,” Building Science 3 (1969): 125-133.

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Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989

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Preferred Citation: Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989, MS.BZ.012, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989

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Copyright for Robert Van Nice materials belongs to Dumbarton Oaks. However, permission to publish materials created by other correspondents, including Rowland J. Mainstone, must be obtained from the copyright holder.

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  • Box: MS.BZ.012, Subgroup 02, Box 008