Anticipating Antiquity: Jean Jacques Boissard’s ‘Topographia Urbis Romae’ and the Reworking of Rome

By Willem de Bruijn.

Published by The International Journal of the Book

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This paper investigates Boissard's book on Rome as a space of reconstruction and material reworking.

Keywords: Architecture, Rome, Scape

The International Journal of the Book, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp.45-58. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 2.715MB).

Ir Willem de Bruijn

Willem de Bruijn (born 1975) studied architecture at the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands and shortly also at KTH in Stockholm, Sweden. He is now working on his doctoral thesis at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London, where he has also taught and co-organised a Ph.D. research conference in November 2005. Central to his work is the concept of the book as an architectural space. Willem de Bruijn enjoys a research grant from the Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture.


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