Vincent Scully, one of the United States' preeminent architectural critics and historians, is a visiting professor at the University of Miami. The school's Department of Architecture is renowned for its architecture, urban planning, and landscape design, and the remarkable drawings from its students and faculty are presented here for the first time. The book is designed horizontally, and gatefold pages open up to display the incredible detail, complexity, and scale of some of the original drawings. Scully's text clarifies the unique history and special role of the University of Miami in architectural education.
About the Author
Vincent Scully, a visiting professor at the University of Miami and the Sterling Professor Emeritus of the History of Art at Yale University, is one of the country's leading architectural historians and critics. A writer and educator, his books include The Shingle Style, Modern Architecture: The Architecture of Democracy, The Villas of Palladio, and Architecture: The Natural and the Man-Made.