Classic Foundations: Purpose and Tradition in Architecture
Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: December 2012
Duration: 5 hours 10 minutes
In this engaging series of lectures, Carroll William Westfall, the University of Notre Dame's Frank Montana Professor of Architecture, delves into the classical principles of Western architecture. Exploring features such as ornamentation, decoration, and innovation, Professor Westfall shows how architecture is derived from the very principles that form the cornerstones of our civilization -- and, with scholarly precision; he also demonstrates how this field of endeavor is rooted in nature itself.