Richard Thomas John

Assoc. Professor

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Richard John's research, teaching and publications focus on the theory and practice of the classical tradition, both historical and contemporary. Since 2008, he has been the Editor of The Classicist, the award-winning, peer-reviewed academic journal of The Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America. He was invited to be the Visiting Harrison Design Scholar at the College of Architecture of The Georgia Institute of Technology for 2007-08 to help launch their new Master of Science in Classical Design. In 2009, he was the Jury Chair for the Shutze Awards, the foremost prize for Classical Architecture in the South Eastern United States. His latest book, Robert Adam: The Search for a Modern Classicism, was published in 2010. John's current research focuses on the paideia of Early Modern European architects, in particular the sources and influence of James Gibbs’ Rules for Drawing (1732). place-making and sustainable urbanism.

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