The Art of Classical Details: Theory, Design & Craftsmanship, by Phillip Dodd
In The Art of Classical Details, classically trained architect Phillip Dodd takes a close-up look at some of the finest examples of neo-classical architecture in the world today.
Covering the fundamentals of classical architecture, such as Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite columns, and featuring the work of skilled contemporary classicists, including Julian Bicknell and Ken Tate, The Art of Classical Details is the definitive guide to today's world of neoclassical architectural detailing.
This lavish and beautifully illustrated sourcebook of classically inspired architectural detail is a valuable resource for architects, interior designers, builders and home decorators. It highlights projects by US architects including Marc Ferguson & Oscar Shamamian, Peter Pennoyer, Quinlan Terry and Gil Schafer and features a foreword by David Easton, arguably America's most respected decorator.
Contributors also include historians Jeremy Musson and David Watkin.