Vocabulary, Proportion and Invention in Contemporary Classical Architecture | Richard H. Driehaus Museum | Lectures & Panels | Chicago Reader

Vocabulary, Proportion and Invention in Contemporary Classical Architecture

When: Sun., March 28, 12:35 p.m. 2010

The Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America invites you to join us for an illustrated lecture by University of Notre Dame professor, architect and author, Thomas Gordon Smith. Professor Smith’s lecture will provide an introduction to the forms and ideas of the classical system of architecture as originally developed in ancient Greece and interpreted by Roman and Renaissance architects. The presentation will also explore how contemporary architects are inventively employing and reinterpreting the ancient canons to define a new classical architecture for our time. The lecture will be held at The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, founded to promote the understanding and appreciation of historic architecture and design. April 15, 2010 - 6:00 p.m. The Richard H. Driehaus Museum 50 E. Erie Street, Chicago $15 for ICA&CA members $30 for the general public Please visit http://www.classicistchicago.org/events to register.

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