The Enlightened American Campus


  • Paul V. Turner


American campus, Union College, University of Virginia, Enlightenment, university ensembles, architecture, Joseph Ramée, Thomas Jefferson, college grounds and parks, Frederick Law Olmsted


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Author Biography

Paul V. Turner

Paul V. Turner was trained as both an architect and a historian,
has taught the history of architecture at Stanford University from
1971 to 2006, and is now the Wattis Professor of Art, Emeritus, at
Stanford. His research has focused on subjects related to European
and American architecture from the 18th to the 20th centuries, and
his publications include the following books: The Education of Le
Corbusier (1977; French edition, La Formation de Le Corbusier, 1987);
Campus: An American Planning Tradition (1984; winner of the Hitchcock
Award from the Society of Architectural Historians); Joseph Ramée,
International Architect of the Revolutionary Era (1996); and Frank Lloyd
Wright and San Francisco (2016).