Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England
Looking to the works of prominent architects and intellectuals such as John Evelyn, Robert Hooke, Sir Christopher Wren, and Roger North, this volume explores the origins of the study of architecture as an intellectual persuit in late seventeenth-century England.
Matthew Walker is a historian of British architecture and intellectual culture, particularly that of the late seventeenth century. He studied at Oxford and York Universities and taught at Edinburgh University from 2010 to 2011, before returning to Oxford in 2012. He held an Andrew J. Mellon Research fellowship from 2012 to 2014 and became a departmental lecturer in the History of Art Department in 2014. Since 2015 he has been one of the editors of the journal Architectural History.