Early Modern Architecture explores global, interdisciplinary frameworks for the architecture (design, theory, and practice) of Europe and its colonies, c.1400-c.1800. This site particularly disseminates and fosters international scholarly exchange of innovative research and education.  We seek to showcase new methodologies that link areas of architectural history, art history, and the humanities.

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Veduta, nella Via del Corso, del Palazzo dell’Accademia instituita da Luigi XIV, Re di Francia per i Nazionale Francesi studiosi della Pittura, Scultura, e Architettura…, in Vedute di Roma, 1752. Etching. The Arthur Ross Collection, Yale University Art Gallery.

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At the end of each month, our weekly newsletter contains two or three news items about buildings, architects, scholars, or other events.  A list of these monthly headlines is available here.