• Seven Misunderstandings about Classical Architecture by Quinlan Terry

    Seven Misunderstandings about Classical Architecture

    by Quinlan Terry

    I try to practice as a classical architect today, and I enjoy it. I have come to this position not by listening to lectures or intellectual arguments (because it is not primarily an academic subject), but by working for eleven years side by side with a great architect, Raymond Erith RA, who died in 1973...

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  • Designing a Sustainable Future by Quinlan Terry

    Designing a Sustainable Future

    by Quinlan Terry

    In all our discussions on sustainability in building, the major focus is on how to reduce energy consumption by the occupants of the buildings that we architects are now designing. However, we must also see that this is only one part of a much bigger picture which includes such issues as...

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  • Sketching with My Father by Francis Terry

    Sketching with My Father

    by Francis Terry

    Sketching with my father is the corner stone of my architectural education and from about the age of ten my parents took me to see the great master pieces of European architecture. In each city we visited, my father and I would spend the day sketching while my mother took my sisters shopping or to a beach....

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