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Thomas Jefferson, architect : the built legacy of our third president

Author: Hugh Howard; Roger Straus
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli International Publications, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, was also its first great architect. The Jeffersonian Classical style has been so influential that, along with Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson, Jefferson is one of the three most recognized architects in American history. Although never formally trained as an architect, Jefferson intensively studied the architecture of Paris when he resided there as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Ouvrages illustrés
Dessins et plans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Howard, Hugh, 1952-
Thomas Jefferson, architect.
New York : Rizzoli International Publications, 2003
(OCoLC)653345953
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Howard; Roger Straus
ISBN: 0847825469 9780847825462
OCLC Number: 52768337
Description: 204 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A tale of two Monticellos --
A new capitol for the Commonwealth --
Dwellings for family and friends --
An escape to Popular Forest --
The Academical Village --
The Jeffersonian legacy --
Afterword.
Responsibility: text by Hugh Howard ; photographs by Roger Straus III.
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Fans of Jefferson, Monticello, and neo-Classical architecture will enjoy this volume. Howard (he has written on historic preservation) has written an intelligent text on Jefferson's life, education,  Read more...

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