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FERGUSON: The case for Jeffersonian architecture

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FERGUSON: The case for Jeffersonian architecture

FERGUSON: The case for Jeffersonian architecture Jeffersonian architecture embodies the transition of the University’s purpose and role in Virginia. Christina Anton | Cavalier Daily The University administration has recently announced several construction projects that will change the landscape of Grounds. Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village has inspired generations of students, faculty, staff and visitors. Its forms — grounded in Federalism, Neoclassicism and Neo-Palladianism — embody the democratic mission of the University as a public institution. As the University community accommodates arising facility needs through additions to the architectural landscape of Grounds, it must maintain the forms of Jeffersonian architecture to not only preserve visual consistency...

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Holy Architecture for Earthly Devotion

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Holy Architecture for Earthly Devotion

Holy Architecture for Earthly Devotion Created by Virginia Dwan in the 1990s in collaboration with land artist Charles Ross and architect Laban Wingert, the Dwan Light Sanctuary is a secular space for contemplation. An apse in the Dwan Light Sanctuary in Montezuma, New Mexico (all photos by Angie Rizzo) In the 1990s, Virginia Dwan conceived of the Dwan Light Sanctuary, a secular space for contemplation that would be free and open to the public. Well-known for her career as an art dealer, her longstanding financial support of major earthworks such as Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty, and her promotion of conceptual art in the...

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