Thomas Jefferson, Architect: Built Legacy of Our Third President

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AIA Gold Medal | Thomas Jefferson, 1993

This is the first volume to include all the existing work by Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States and father of American architecture. Along with his numerous political achievements, Thomas Jefferson was also the first great architect of the United States. Monticello, Jefferson's own home, is showcased here, as is the University of Virginia, which he founded and conceived the architecture for, and which many consider to be the greatest campus of any American university and certainly one of this country's greatest public spaces. This volume also includes the balance of Jefferson's work as an architect: the Virginia State Capitol and more than a dozen private homes still standing today. Illustrated with splendid color photography, this is the first volume to combine all the extant work of Jefferson.

By Hugh Howard
Rizzoli, 2015
Hardcover, 204 pages
9.4 x 0.9 x 9.4 inches

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