The well-judged use of classical details in a new home has an additional significance that cannot be underestimated. It is an expression of an informed personal choice and an aesthetic statement of faith in civilized values and an evocation of the delight in the human senses - light and touch, or the sensation of the warmth of sunlight falling on stone. This is true of all houses featured in this book. Featuring essays written by a range of skilled contemporary classicists as well as projects by top UK and US Classical architects, including Robert Adam and Hugh Petter, Julian Bicknell, Robert Franklin, Digby Harris and John Simpson, the book is the definitive guide to the world of neo-Classical architectural detailing.Vom Verlag:
In the follow up to the critically acclaimed The Art of Classical Details, Phillip James Dodd continues his look at some of the finest examples of contemporary classical architecture in Great Britain and the United States, while also examining how collaboration is the key to their successful design.
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