This monograph showcases the exquisite architecture of Allan Greenberg, one of the most influential architects of the classical movement. A leading exponent of classical architecture, Allan Greenberg has drawn on a vast knowledge of ancient styles in the design of his illustrious list of projects. His work is renowned for its historically inspired façades, its classical detail, and the highest level of craftsmanship. Collaborating with leading sculptors, wood-carvers, mosaicists, metalworkers, and ornamental plasterers to create beautiful details that make his work unique, Greenberg has produced buildings that radiate a sense of classic beauty and artistic integrity. This monograph celebrates Greenberg’s esteemed career by showcasing in depth his private houses, apartments, university buildings, and civic buildings that demonstrate his lifelong commitment to traditional styles, unparalleled quality, and decorative expression. With specially commissioned photographs of exteriors, interiors, and details as well as original drawings and plans, the book is an important addition to any architecture library and an inspiration to interior designers and homeowners with an appreciation for fine architecture and interiors.
About the Author
Allan Greenberg, whose firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and Greenwich, Connecticut, has taught at Yale University, the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, and the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of several books, including Architecture of Democracy: American Architecture and the Legacy of the Revolution (Rizzoli 2006), and is on Architectural Digest’s AD100 list. Renowned designer Carolyne Roehm is the author of the best-selling A Passion for Flowers, At Home with Carolyne Roehm, and a monthly column in House Beautiful magazine.