Thomas Jefferson as an architect and a designer of landscapes
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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826.,
  • Monticello (Va.),
  • University of Virginia -- Buildings.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby William Alexander Lambeth, and Warren H. Manning.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 12180.
ContributionsManning, Warren H. 1860-1938 joint author.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationix, 121 p.
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17555729M

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Thomas Jefferson, Landscape Architect investigates the many influences on―and of―the Jeffersonian legacy in architecture. Jefferson’s personality, friendships, and convictions, complemented by his extensive reading and travels, clearly influenced his architectural by: 8. Thomas Jefferson was a passionate student of architecture whose designs are among the most influential in the early history of the United States. As a student at the College of William and Mary he purchased his first book on the subject and later assembled one of the largest libraries on architecture in America. Internet Archive BookReader Thomas Jefferson as an architect and a designer of landscapes Internet Archive BookReader Thomas Jefferson as an architect and a designer of landscapes Thomas Jefferson as an architect and a designer of landscapes.   Thomas Jefferson as an architect and a designer of landscapes by W. A. Lambeth; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: University of Virginia, Monticello (Va.), Buildings, Accessible book; Places: Monticello (Va.); People: Thomas Jefferson ().

  As an architect myself, may I say that this book is long overdue and a treasure of wonderful photographs. But most importantly are the stunning reproductions of Jefferson's original hand-drawn architectural drawings that are included within the book. It is also very low priced for the intricate arrangement of pockets and overlays within the book/5(7).   Thomas Jefferson, Architect: The Built Legacy of Our Third President, with text by Hugh Howard and photos by Roger Straus III, shows that the third U.S. President not only shaped democracy but also made the classical style of architecture an American , more than any other style, the columns and rotundas of classical Greece and Rome suggest "U.S. government building."/5(8). Lambeth and Manning's groundbreaking work is a study of Thomas Jefferson, not as author, politician, or statesman, but as architect and landscape designer. Thomas Jefferson, without special training, designed and oversaw the construction of two of the architectural masterpieces of the world: the University of Virginia and Monticello. Get this from a library! Thomas Jefferson as an architect and a designer of landscapes. [W A Lambeth; Warren H Manning].

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