UVA School of Architecture Additions
architecture / design / education / history

UVA School of Architecture Additions

The UVA School of Architecture occupies the north face of Carr’s Hill tucked behind the university President’s estate and the classical Fralin Museum of Art, placing it completely out of view from Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village. Nearly all that has been built at UVA since Jefferson, became a tortuous attempt at mimicking the genius of … Continue reading

Jefferson’s Modern
architecture / history / landscape / people

Jefferson’s Modern

Mike Welton, architectural writer and publisher of Architects+Artisans will host a guided and detailed tour of Jefferson’s Poplar Forest retreat on Saturday, June 18th. Was Thomas Jefferson America ’s first modern architect? The form of Poplar Forest was unprecedented here in its time. The design is widely considered to be Jefferson’s Magnum Opus – his … Continue reading