with David Frazer Lewis
June 27, 2023
The Lutyens Memorial Volumes are a landmark of architectural publishing, providing the most thorough coverage ever accorded to a modern British architect. Always intended as a tool for designers, they have been studied by architects as wide-ranging as Frank Lloyd Wright, Robert Venturi, Louis Kahn, and Allan Greenberg.
On May 31, 2023, the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art partnered with Lutyens Trust America to present a lecture by David Frazer Lewis, Associate Professor of Architectural History at the University of Oxford. His talk explores the seldom-told story of the genesis of the Memorial Volumes, amidst the austerity, rationing, and ascendant modernism of postwar Britain. The presentation traces the Volumes' influence in Britain and the United States through the course of the twentieth century, and the way that their reprinting in the 1980s and now in the 2020s, has allowed Lutyens to remain an inspiration to many architects today.
Dr. David Frazer Lewis is Associate Professor of Architectural History at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Kellogg College. He has published on a wide range of topics in 19th and 20th century architecture, including Gothic Revival cathedrals in the United States, British architecture of the 1920s, and the work of Giles Gilbert Scott. His book on A.W.N. Pugin was published by Historic England in 2021.
The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art is pleased to thank the following sponsors of the Lutyens Memorial Series:
The current and former Chairs of the National Board of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art:Russell Windham (2017-present)Mark Ferguson (2014-2016)Peter Pennoyer (2009-2014)Anne Fairfax (2006-2009)Gil Schafer III (1999-2006)And our supporters:
Anthony “Ankie” BarnesCurtis & Windham ArchitectsMatthew EnquistFerguson & Shamamian ArchitectsJared D. GossKirk HenckelsKligerman Architecture & DesignKaren and Liam KrehbielAnne Kriken MannJohn P. Margolis, AIAMark Hampton LLCOliver Cope Architect, LLCRobert A.M. Stern Architects, LLPSuzanne R. SantryStuart Cohen & Julie Hacker Architects LLCSeth J. WeineBunny WilliamsPaul Brant Williger
Thank you to our generous sponsors:
Lead Annual Public Programs Sponsor: RINCK
Seasonal Public Programs Sponsor: Dell Mitchell Architects
Seasonal Public Programs Sponsor: Hyde Park Mouldings
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