Mr Richard Difford

Principal Lecturer

DepartmentArchitecture and Cities
Research groupRepresentation, Fabrication, Computing
Architectural History and Theory

Research outputs

Stereopsis and still-life
Difford, R.J. 2008. Stereopsis and still-life. Medical Sciences History. 24, pp. 8-25.

Proun: an exercise in the illusion of four-dimensional space
Difford, R.J. 1997. Proun: an exercise in the illusion of four-dimensional space. Journal of Architecture. 2 (2), pp. 113-144. doi:10.1080/136023697374487

Infinite Horizons : Le Corbusier, the Pavillon de l’Esprit Nouveau dioramas and the science of visual distance
Difford, R.J. 2017. Infinite Horizons : Le Corbusier, the Pavillon de l’Esprit Nouveau dioramas and the science of visual distance. Journal of Architecture. 22 (5), pp. 825-853. doi:10.1080/13602365.2017.1351762

MARS Habitation Project at FAB FEST’17
Difford, R.J. and Dall'Igna, M. 2017. MARS Habitation Project at FAB FEST’17. University of Westminster

Drawing as Research
Difford, R.J. 2016. Drawing as Research. Robin Evans Memorial Series: About Bob Evans. University of Westminster 03 - 03 Mar 2016

Visual Perspective
Difford, R.J. Visual Perspective.

Conversions of Relief: on the perception of depth in drawings
Difford, R.J. 2014. Conversions of Relief: on the perception of depth in drawings. Journal of Architecture. 19 (4), pp. 483-510. doi:10.1080/13602365.2014.947306

Proun: an exercise in the illusion of four-dimensional space
Difford, R.J. 2006. Proun: an exercise in the illusion of four-dimensional space. in: Madge, J. and Peckham, A. (ed.) Narrating architecture: a retrospective anthology London, UK Routledge. pp. 73-104

Developed space: Theo van Doesburg and the Chambre de Fleurs
Difford, R.J. 2007. Developed space: Theo van Doesburg and the Chambre de Fleurs. Journal of Architecture. 12 (1), pp. 79-98. doi:10.1080/13602360701218169

Infinite horizons: Le Corbusier, the Pavillon de l’Esprit Nouveau dioramas and the science of visual distance
Difford, R.J. 2009. Infinite horizons: Le Corbusier, the Pavillon de l’Esprit Nouveau dioramas and the science of visual distance. Journal of Architecture. 14 (3), pp. 295-323. doi:10.1080/13602360903027970

In defence of pictorial space: stereoscopic photography and architecture in the nineteenth century
Difford, R.J. 2012. In defence of pictorial space: stereoscopic photography and architecture in the nineteenth century. in: Camera constructs: photography, architecture and the modern city Farnham Ashgate. pp. 295-312