Let There Be Light

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Maxwell Hutchinson begins a five-part series tracing the history of glass in architecture.

He looks at Roman window glass and the earliest known Anglo-Saxon specimens, dating back to the seventh century.

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Maxwell Hutchinson begins a five-part series tracing the history of glass in architecture.

He looks at Roman window glass and the earliest known Anglo-Saxon specimens, dating back to the seventh century.

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Maxwell Hutchinson with a five-part series tracing the history of glass in architecture.

He finds out how French glassmakers of the 16th century refused to share their trade secrets and looks at their influence on Tudor architecture.

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Maxwell Hutchinson with a five-part series tracing the history of glass in architecture.

He finds out how French glassmakers of the 16th century refused to share their trade secrets and looks at their influence on Tudor architecture.

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Maxwell Hutchinson with a five-part series tracing the history of glass in architecture.

He looks at how governments raised vast sums through excise duty on glass production and window tax during the 17th century.

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Maxwell Hutchinson with a five-part series tracing the history of glass in architecture.

He looks at how governments raised vast sums through excise duty on glass production and window tax during the 17th century.

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Maxwell Hutchinson with a five-part series tracing the history of glass in architecture.

He looks at how it was used in buildings of the Victorian era.

He meets a man who as collected 15,000 historic windows and examines the career of Joseph Paxton, architect of the Crystal Palace.

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Maxwell Hutchinson with a five-part series tracing the history of glass in architecture.

He looks at how it was used in buildings of the Victorian era.

He meets a man who as collected 15,000 historic windows and examines the career of Joseph Paxton, architect of the Crystal Palace.

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Maxwell Hutchinson with a five-part series tracing the history of glass in architecture.

He looks at the role played by an English window manufacturer in promoting the work of the modern movement in the 1920s.

He also asks why glass is so popular with architects today.

0105 LAST2001071020020118

Maxwell Hutchinson with a five-part series tracing the history of glass in architecture.

He looks at the role played by an English window manufacturer in promoting the work of the modern movement in the 1920s.

He also asks why glass is so popular with architects today.