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Dennis Sharp (30 November 1933 — 6 May 2010) was a British architect, professor, curator, historian, author and editor.

Dennis Sharp studied at Bedford Modern School (1945-1951) and at Luton School of Art (1951-1954). From 1954 to 1957 he studied at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London and was Leverhulme Research Fellow, School of Architecture, University of Liverpool from 1960-63.

In 1963, he was appointed senior research architect, Civic Trust for the North West, Manchester. In the following year he was Lecturer at the School of Architecture, University of Manchester (1964-1968).

In 1962, he became a correspondent for Architectural Design and editor of Architecture North West.

Appointed Head of History studies at the AA school in 1968, he was later a senior lecturer. He was AA General Editor and founder Editor of AA Quarterly (1968-1982), and member of the AA school's council and an AA Vice president.

In 1969, he set up in practice as part of Atelier St. Albans until 1974. In 1988, he became editor of the journal World Architecture: Journal of the International Academy of Architecture of the IAA - International Academy of Architecture in Sofia, Bulgaria. Since 2000, Dennis Sharp was a correspondent for "L'Architettura" Rome/ London, founded by Bruno Zevi.

Sharp was a guest lecturer at Liverpool University (1959-1968), Manchester University (1959-1968), Columbia University New York (1980), Adelaide University (1984), University of Malta (1968-1970), Helsinki University of Technology (1998), University of Nottingham (1996-1999) and University College London, RCA, North London Polytechnic, Oxford Brookes University, the University of Cambridge, and the University of Sheffield.

In 1991, Sharp became a professor at the International Academy of Architecture[1] (IAA) in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Sharp participated in the international architecture symposium "Mensch und Raum" (Man and Space) at the Vienna University of Technology (Technische Universität Wien) in 1984, which received much international attention. Other participants included Justus Dahinden, Pierre Vago, Bruno Zevi, Jorge Glusberg, Otto Kapfinger, Frei Otto, Paolo Soleri, Ernst Gisel, and Ionel Schein.

Since 1977 Sharp was Chairman of the International Committee of Architectural Critics. From 1991 to 1993 he was Vice President of the Royal Institute of British Architects. In 1992 he was a co-founder of the RIBA Architecture Centre and served as its chairman until 1996.

Dennis Sharp was a partner in Dennis Sharp Architects (DSA) in Hertford and London. Projects include the award-winning Strawdance Studio, the renovation of the major Listed Buildings at Royal Ascot Racecourse (with HOK Sport), house conversions in Cambridge and Hertford and the renovation of Foster's Renault Centre Swindon. He was also Co-Chair of DOCOMOMO in UK.

Sharp was the author and editor of several books, including Modern Architecture and Exrpessionism", London: Longman,1966, "The Picture Place" London: Evelyn "The Bauhaus", Phaidon, "Twentieth Century Architecture. A Visual History" (4th edition:2002) and The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Architects and Architecture (1991) as well as surveys of the work of Calatrava, Manfredi Nicoletti, England and Kurokawa. Recent publications include the new translation of Hermann Muthesius's The English House', Frances Lincoln, 2007.

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Total Books: 30
Sharp Words Selected Essays of Dennis Sharp
2012 - Sharp Words Selected Essays of Dennis Sharp (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781907896071
ISBN-10: 1907896074
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Connell Ward and Lucas Modernist Architecture in England
2008 - Connell Ward and Lucas Modernist Architecture in England (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780711227682
ISBN-10: 0711227683
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Twentieth Century Architecture A Visual History
2006 - Twentieth Century Architecture a VIsual History (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781864700855
ISBN-10: 1864700858
Genres: History, Engineering & Transportation
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Kisho Kurokawa Oita Stadium Oita Japan Opus 46
2002 - Kisho Kurokawa Oita Stadium Oita Japan Opus 46 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783930698462
ISBN-10: 3930698463
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Dessau Aid Bauhaus
2002 - Dessau Aid Bauhaus [Architecture in Detail] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780714842172
ISBN-10: 0714842176
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Kisho Kurokawa Metabolism and Recent Work
2001 - Kisho Kurokawa Metabolism and Recent Work (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780947648275
ISBN-10: 0947648275
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Anti-Rationalists and the Rationalists
2000 - Anti-rationalists and the Rationalists (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780750648158
ISBN-10: 0750648155
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Kisho Kurokawa Kuala Lumpur International Airport
1999 - Kisho Kurokawa Kuala Lumpur International Airport [Opus 24 - Opus] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783930698240
ISBN-10: 3930698242
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Twentieth Century Classics
1999 - Twentieth Century Classics [Architecture 3s] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780714838687
ISBN-10: 0714838683
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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1993 - Bauhaus Dessau Walter Gropius [Architecture in Detail] (Paperback)
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Architects and Architecture
Sources of Modern Architecture A Critical Bibliography
1981 - Sources of Modern Architecture a Critical Bibliography (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780246112187
ISBN-10: 0246112182
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Visual History of Twentieth-century Architecture
1979 - Visual History of Twentieth-century Architecture (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780434695065
ISBN-10: 0434695068
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The picture palace and other buildings for the movies
The Picture Palace and Other Buildings for the Movies [Excursions into architecture] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780238788857
ISBN-10: 0238788857
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Manchester
Manchester [City Buildings] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780289795958
ISBN-10: 0289795958
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A Visual History of Twentieth-Century Architecture
A VIsual History of Twentieth-century Architecture (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780434695058
ISBN-10: 043469505X
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Rationalists Theory and Design in Modern Movement
Rationalists Theory and Design in Modern Movement (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780803802193
ISBN-10: 0803802196
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Sources of Modern Architecture [Architectural Association Papers] (Paperback)
Sources of Modern Architecture A Bibliography
Sources of Modern Architecture a Bibliography (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780898600506
ISBN-10: 0898600502
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Muthesius Hermann 1861-1927
Muthesius Hermann 1861-1927 [Catalogue] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780904503302
ISBN-10: 0904503305
Genre: Arts & Photography
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