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Virginia Architecture: The Pre-Jeffersonian Period 1607-1780

Virginia is rich in architecture from the many varieties of styles represented in its buildings and provides an overview of architecture in America. Come explore and gain an appreciation through the instructor’s definitive research and extensive collection of photographs. The first in this series covers the Pre-Georgian and Georgian Architecture 1607-1780, periods including the vernacular and log buildings on the frontier. This early period exhibits some of the finest river plantations and churches in America. You will gain a much better understanding of architecture and an eye to how to “read” a building to determine its time period and style.

Instructor Bio:

K. Edward Lay is the Langhorne Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Virginia where he has taught in Architectural Design, Architectural History, and Historic Preservation and was Associate Dean. A recipient of book and faculty awards, he now conducts popular architectural lectures and tours and teaches seminars on Virginia Architecture.

Recommended Reading:

Lay, K. Edward. The Architecture of Jefferson Country:Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia, 2000. Loth, Calder. The Virginia Landmarks Register, 1999.

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
B35 K. Edward Lay Apr 20, 27, May 4, 11 Th 2:30-4:00 p.m. Unity of Charlottesville A

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