British Architect Volume 10

British Architect Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...societies may take counsel together with good effect. For example, the Manchester Society of Architects and the Liverpool Architectural Society may very usefully take into consideration the Warrington case, on the information you have given. A declaratory resolution from these two societies approving or disapproving of the award, or of your publication of the case, or of some other feature would doubtless be influential, and would be an encouragement or discouragement to the professional witnesses on either side. It is manifest that if those who gave one class of evidence acted honourably, the other class could not have done likewise; and whichever was in the wrong should have the fact impressed upon them with all the definition the state of the law allows.--Yours truly, X. P. We are pleased to receive the communication 01 our esteemed correspondent. We are, however, of opinion that an obstacle to the reform of abuses, is the retirement of individual opinion behind the cover of a "society." After many years' experience, we are driven to the conclusion that a strong, clear, and decisive opinion is seldom to be obtained from a "society" or "body," and is very little good when it is. An expression of opinion from well-known and irreproachable members of the profession is what is wanted.--Ed. B. A. LEEK FEVER HOSPITAL COMPETITION. We have been favoured with a copy of the following letter, which was brought before the Leek Improvement Commissioners at their last meeting. To the Clerk to the Leek Improvement Commissioners. Sir, --We are in receipt of your communication returning our designs submitted in competition for your Fever Hospital. As your Board has not fulfilled the conditions it issued for this...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 844g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236799178
  • 9781236799173