The Foundations of Classical Architecture Part Two: Greek Classicism
In part two of the ICAA's four-part educational video series on classical architecture, architectural historian Calder Loth explores the fundamental role that Greek classicism has played in the development of Western architectural traditions. Viewers of this video will:
1. Be able to discern the distinctive features and qualities of Greek versions of the Classical Orders.
2. Learn about the first British architects, James Stuart and Nicholas Revett, to travel to Greece for the purpose of documenting ancient Greek architecture, and the impact their discoveries had on British and American architecture.
3. Trace the design lineage and influence of Greek architecture on notable buildings using case studies.
4. Explore the work of significant architects who look to Greek precedents to inspire new work.
Viewers may receive one credit towards the Certificate in Classical Architecture by watching this video and subsequently scoring at least 70% on a quiz that tests your understanding of the material. For more information on Continuing Education credit, please email [email protected], or call 212-730-9646 x 112.
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You can watch The Foundations of Classical Architecture Part One: Roman Classicism here.
About the Presenter
Calder Loth is Senior Architectural Historian for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources and a member of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Advisory Council. He was the recipient of the 2010 ICAA Board of Directors Honor Award and the 2017 Virginia AIA Honor Award for significant contributions to the understanding of Virginia's built environment. He is the author of Congressional Resolution 259 honoring the 500th anniversary of the birth of Andrea Palladio, passed unanimously.