Classical Architecture for the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction to Design (Classical America Series in Art and Architecture)

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9780393730760: Classical Architecture for the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction to Design (Classical America Series in Art and Architecture)

"[A] richly illustrated, carefully explained introduction to classical architecture... Highly recommended." ―Choice

An exceptionally approachable, thorough, informative guide to the theory and technique of designing classical buildings, as taught by a graduate of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, this book, generously illustrated with sketches, freehand diagrams, renderings, and photographs, gives a lively, contemporary reality to what sometimes seems a remote subject. It is a practical text for learning how to design buildings in the classical tradition today.

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Jean-François Gabriel, an architect and professor of architecture at Syracuse University, lives in Syracuse, New York.

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“[D]elightful: . . . Thoughtful, intelligently illustrated, confidently argued, and very beautiful. . . . [A] most welcome and timely volume.”
- Apollo: The International Magazine of Art and Antiques Overview

“Beaux Arts take on modern classical architecture―now seen as a broad church including modern masters such as Loos and Wright.”
- Architecture Today

“That this architect is one of the last graduates of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts...should warrant this particular scrapbook a welcome place on the bookshelves of those teaching, working in or interested in the continuance of the Classical architectural tradition...[A]n armchair grand tour, in the company of an astute tour guide.”
- Clem Labine's Period Homes

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