The Idea of the Castle
In Medieval England....
ISSUES I-IV Selected papers
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1. The Medieval fortifications of Mdina /
2. Naxxar and its Fortifications /
3. The Victoria Lines
4. The Development of the bastion of Provence, Floriana
5. Fort Ricasoli
6. Wignacourt Tower
7. Fortifications in Mellieha
8.The Fougasses of Malta and Gozo
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The Idea of the Castle
In Medieval England....
ART EXHIBITION - Silent Sentinels of WWII
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the End of the Second World War, Military Architecture.com is holding an exhibition of original pen drawings of concrete defences from World War Two...
Fortifications of the Great Siege
This 40-minute video documentary, produced by www.militaryarchitecture.com on the occasion of the 450 anniversary of the Great Siege, takes a look at the fortications of the Hospitaller Knights of S...
Guthrie's Rolling Bridge
Following a visit to The Verne Citadel, Portland, by Geoffrey Salter and Peter Davies (H.C.C. Architect) it has been possible to examine the surviving pieces of a Guthrie rolling...
The Visual Power of Military Architecture
In the Baroque Age...
Malatesta Fortresses and Castles
The territory around Rimini is flat only in part....
Tomaso Maria Napoli
Book review by Dr Stephen C Spiteri PhD ...
Fort St. Elmo - After the Siege
MilitaryArchitecture.com is marking the 450th anniversary of the Great Siege of Malta in 1565 with a drawing of Fort St. Elmo, entitled ‘Fort St. Elmo - After the Siege’....
Great Siege Exhibition
Readers of MilitaryArchitecture.com may be interested to know of a fascinating exhibition currently being held at the National Library of Malta,...
Appropriate Monumental Use of Fortresses
Hardly a subject seems more suitable for comprehensively reflecting the international and interdisciplinary aspects of conservation,...
Fort Manoel Video
Fort Manoel was the last of the major bastioned works of fortification built by the Hospitaller knights of St John in Malta....
Constantine's Military Architecture in the Balkans
The elevation, of Constantine I by the military to the Roman imperial throne in 306...
Revitilising Historic Rostov
In the Netherlands little is known about the shared cultural history at Rostov....
Fortified Military Camps in Attica
This study of military camps in Attica was presented in slightly different form as a doctoral thesis to the Department of Classics of Harvard University...
Lithuanian Hill forts from the air
Lithuania's hill-forts are merely a small part of the great mass of fortifications which extended throughout the European continent during prehistoric and early historical times....
Maxim Gorky Naval Battery, Sevastopol
After disastrous war with Japan in 1904-1905 Russian Imperial government decided to upgrade coastal defenses of the Sevastopol Navy Base in Crimea with two huge armored naval gun batteries....
Substance and Practice
Building Technology and the Royal Engineers in Canada....
The Defense Wall in Palmyra
After recent Syrian excavations....
prehistoric defensive settlement patterns in Manatuto
The appearance and persistence of late prehistoric defensive settlement patterns in Manatuto, Timor Léste...
Arx Fort Manoel, Occasional Papers 4
The design & construction of an eighteenth-century bastioned fort....
The Construction of Fort Negley
Fort Negley's historical story lies in its design and construction history, not in its military engagements....
Earth Fortifications Discovered in Poland
Archaeologists have discovered evidence of unknown medieval fortifications which may indicate the presence of Hussite clashes near a small village in Poland....
St. Julian's Fort in Cartagena
Historical and architecural study of a late bastioned fort....
The Design and Construction of Fort Manoel: 1715-1735
Public Lecture, 18th December....
Valu Lui Traian
Rediscovering a 'lost' Roman frontier....
Qalet Marku gives up its Fougasse
MilitaryArchitecture.com is happy to learn of the finding of a long-forgotten fougasse along the Baħar ic-Cagħaq coastline, on the north eastern side of Malta....
Din L-Art Ħelwa Restoring Tower
Din L-Art Ħelwa, Malta’s leading voluntary heritage organization, has begun work on the restoration of Wignacourt Tower at St. Paul’s Bay....
Counterguard Chapel Reconstructed
MilitaryArchitecture.com is glad to note that the Chapel of St Roche on St Michael’s Counterguard, in Valletta, which was demolished during the Second World War and never rebuilt, has b...
History of ideas of fortification in the Lagoon of Venice....
Replica palisade at Birgu
Visitors to the fortified city of Birgu, in Malta, during an ‘open weekend’ held on 25 and 26 October 2014, were able to see, amongst various other things, a replica of a wooden palisade du...
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