Rebirth of Classical Architecture

Rebirth of Classical Architecture

Thomas Gordon Smith: The Rebirth of Classical Architecture by Richard John

Thomas Gordon Smith: The Rebirth of Classical Architecture (Andreas Papadakis Publishers) highlights the career and achievements of Thomas Gordon Smith, a professor of architecture at the University of Notre Dame. Written by Richard John, a professor of architecture at the University of Miami, the book highlights the central role Smith has played in the revival of classicism in contemporary architecture in America during the past two decades and examines Smith's influential role as educator, commentator on the Roman architect Vitruvius, historian of the Greek Revival, painter of frescoes, and designer and collector of furniture.