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School architecture
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1. Precursors

As in the history of university architecture, the institution of the school in the development of European school architecture turns out to be much older than the development of a distinct building type. Schools and universities have their roots in the classical academies as well as in the cathedral and monastery schools of the Middle Ages. Beginning in the 12th century, however, the lines of development diverged. Like the universities, from the 12th century on the numerous ne…

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Kalusok, Michaela, “School architecture”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 21 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_031145>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20210601

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