David Watkin con Radical Classicism
Reseña del editor Quinlan Terry is Prince Charles' favourite architect, and his many designs include: Queen Mother Square at Poundbury in Dorset & State rooms at 10 Downing Street The author is lecturer in history of architecture at Cambridge University. Strong for UK market featuring a large proportion of UK properties inc Regency Villa in Regents Park, Bishopsgate church and country houses across the UK. An architectural monograph on one of the most renowned classicist architects in practice today, this book will present approximately 30 projects, including state rooms at No. 10 Downing Street, a library and residential building at Cambridge University, a Cathedral in Essex, a church in Bishopsgate, office buildings in Munich and Berlin, four buildings in Williamsburg, Va., seven townhouses in London, ten large country houses in England, Germany, and the U..S., a castle in the Channel Islands. Terry is a Cambridge-trained architect at home in every traditional style, from Classical Greek to Roman, Gothic to Renaissance, and Baroque to Neo-classical - and all designed with an astonishing freshness where the old times never looked so good. He takes chances with design that would scare the life out of traditionalists, but he has found a loyal patronage that spans the globe from Number 10 Downing Street in London to the center of Tokyo and the prairies of Texas. Biografía del autor David Watkin teaches history of architecture at Cambridge University.