JSC is the author of influential and acclaimed books and papers, a comprehensive list of which appears in this section under List of JSC Complete Published Works.
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Publications available TO BUY include:
- Making Dystopia: The Strange Rise and Survival of Architectural Barbarism (2018)
- The Oxford Dictionary Of Architecture (2015 — 3rd ed);
- Funerary Monuments & Memorials in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh (2013);
- Georgian Architecture in the British Isles, 1714-1830 (2011);
- Freemasonry & the Enlightenment: Architecture, Symbols, & Influences (2022 —a revised and enlarged version of The Art and Architecture of Freemasonry [1991 & 2002—which won the Sir Banister Fletcher Award as Best Book of the Year in 1992]);
- Spas, Wells, & Pleasure-Gardens of London (
- Victorian Architecture: Diversity & Invention (2007);
- The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (2006);
- The Egyptian Revival: Ancient Egypt as the Inspiration for Design Motifs in the West (2005—which, following two earlier publications on the Revival  and , gained him international renown for shedding new light on aspects of Neo-Classicism);
- The Victorian Celebration of Death (2004, 2000, & 1972);
- Classical Architecture (2003);
- The Honourable The Irish Society and The Plantation of Ulster, 1608-2000: The City of London and the Colonisation of County Londonderry in the Province of Ulster in Ireland. A History and Critique (2000);
- The Londonderry Plantation 1609-1914. The History, Architecture, and Planning of the Estates of the City of London and its Livery Companies in Ulster (1986); and
- The Life and Work of Henry Roberts (1803-76), Architect (1983).
He also contributed to, and edited, the huge volume on Kensal Green Cemetery (2001), a magnificently illustrated study of the first great metropolitan cemetery in England.
JSC has established, as one critic observed, ‘an international reputation for prodigious research which he imparts seemingly effortlessly in sustained and lively narrative’, and has been the recipient of many awards, grants, and prizes. His books and papers have been widely praised, not only for their content, but for their lasting influence, and his advice on architectural matters has been sought in Baden-Württemberg, Oxford, London, and numerous other places.