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Journal of the Center for Palladian Studies in America, Inc.

Palladiana is a journal of Palladian scholarship and news published semi-annually since 2006 by the Center for Palladian Studies in America, Inc.

Vol. 10, No. 2 (Spring 2016)

A Forensic Look at Thomas Jefferson's Architectural Drawings
   How new technologies allow us to better understand Jefferson's design process
   by Joseph Michael Lasala

Battersea: A Search for Origins
   An architectural history of a five-part Palladian villa in Petersburg, Virginia

   by Christopher Novelli

Battersea Restoration Progress
   The current account of saving this landmark building

   by John J. Zeugner, AICP

Architecture, Liberty and Civic Order: Architectural Theories from Vitruvius to Jefferson and Beyond, by Caroll William Westfall (2015)
   A book review by Paul A. Ranogajec

Vol. 10, No. 1 (Fall 2015)

Replicating the Corinthian Capitals of Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda
   How modern masons recreated Jefferson-era capital designs as part of the Rotunda's most recent restoration
   by James D.W. Zehmer

Pigeons in the Temple: Thomas Jefferson's Pigeon-House Design
   An investigation into Jefferson's little temple design

   by William D. Rieley

CPSA June Bus Tour to Orange County, Virginia
   Landmarks big success

Vol. 9, No. 2 (Spring 2015)

A Resolution of Appreciation for Mary Lee Allen
   A long-serving Secretary for CPSA is honored

Can We Trust Palladio? Antoine Desgodetz Details Palladio’s Inaccuracies
   Desgodetz questioned discrepancies in Palladio's drawings of ancient ruins
   by Calder Loth

A Palladian Villa near Poznan, Poland: Palac Lubostron
   England is not alone in having variants of Palladio’s Villa Rotonda

   by Helen Scott Townsend Reed

Mysterious Drawing may be an Early Design for Drayton Hall
   An 18th-century elevation sheds light on the house's built history
   by Patricia Lowe Smith

Vol. 9, No. 1 (Fall 2014)

Virginia, Scotland, and Newport, R.I.
   Plans progress for upcoming CPSA events

James Gibbs' designs influenced iconic colonial American buildings
   Gibbs' designs influenced New World architecture in Philadelphia

   by Carley Elder and Charles Brownell

Recent additions to the Palladian canon
   Brief reviews of four publications on Palladio and his works
   by Bruce Boucher

Vol. 8, No. 2 (Spring 2014)

South Carolina, England, Virginia
   Plans progress for Vitruviana 2014 and other upcoming CPSA events

Not a Jefferson favorite
   William Pain built a popular Palladian bridge to America

   by Calder Loth

Politics, religion and architecture
   Church Act of 1706 led to architectural gems in parishes around Charleston
   by Jonathan H. Poston

Vol. 8, No. 1 (Fall 2013)

Virginia, South Carolina, England
   Variety of tours and symposia headline; CPSA events planned for the new year

Boycotted by Burlington
   James Gibbs' 1728 treatise altered American architecture

   by Warren J. Coxl

House detective
   Sifting through Menokin's clues still leaves its designer a mystery
   by Calder Loth

Vol. 7, No. 2 (Spring 2013)

Second annual Charleston symposium, tour
Vitruviana 2013 announces speakers to include Rybczynski, Beltramini, Loth

Tetrastyle vs. distyle
   The rich history of Longfellow House masks its complex architectural roots

   by John Hebble and Charles Brownell

18th century avant-garde
   Charleston's second St. Philip's was a pioneer in church design
   by David Gobel

Vol. 7, No. 1 (Fall 2012)

VITRUVIANA 2013 Call for Papers
   Book debut, Ireland tour, symposia in Richmond, Charleston top CPSA plans

di Valmarana Memorial Series
   Birth of a Virginia Plantation House: The Design and Building of Bremo

Destroyed in 1847 fire
   Lost 1786 Bingham House influenced top architects of the young republic
   by Cynthia Kaye Fischer

Co-sponsored by CPSA
   Pioneering VCU program celebrates 20 years of student achievements

   by Charles Brownell and Leila Prasertwaitaya

Vol. 6, No. 2 (Spring 2012)

Partnering with Clemson, National Trust
   CPSA creates new annual symposium series in Charleston to begin in April

Who was 'Master A. P.'?
   Palladio was influenced by prints as well as architectural treatises
   by Michael J. Waters

Tradition vs. invention
   As Palladio changed Venetian design, did Venice change him?
   by Duncan G. Stroik

Bremo book readied for April
   Reception at Bremo planned for new book's supporters

Vol. 6, No. 1 (Fall 2011)

Member input solicited
   CPSA schedules symposium, launches book series, discusses tour possibilities

Columns and trees
   Palladio brought to architecture his own conception of Nature
   by Bruce Boucher

First edition destroyed in fire
   CPSA readies new, revised edition of lost book on Bremo plantation

Divining Palladio's intent
   Teatro Olimpico repairs prompted 18th-century theater debate:

    Was Palladio classic or modern?
Daniel McReynolds

Palladiana article expanded into book

Vol. 5, No. 2 (Spring 2011)

Exhibition moves to South Bend, Pittsburgh
   Film Festival, D. C. tour, new book highlight varied Palladian program

Beyond the beaches
   Jamaica offers surprising examples of eighteenth-century Palladianism
   by Matthew Webster

Palladio above the capitals
   Palladio's pulvinated Ionic entablature survives as a modern design feature
   by Calder Loth

Palladio's ambassador to the world
   CPSA mourns loss of its founder and guiding spirit Mario di Valmarana

Vol. 5, No. 1 (Fall 2010)

Palladio drawings move to Washington
   CPSA schedules a busy Fall program of tours, lectures, symposium, exhibition

Drayton Hall and Du Simitiere
   Painting opens window onto Drayton Hall and Palladian culture in Colonial America

   by Carter C. Hudgins

Variations on a theme
   Ionic capital design unsettled despite Order's ancient origins
   by Allison Frew, Coleen Butler Rodriguez and Charles Brownell

Vol. 4, No. 2 (Spring 2010)

Year includes tours, testimonial dinner
   Palladio drawings from RIBA archives launch crowded calendar of activities

'Palladio and his legacy: A transatlantic journey'
   RIBA opens archives to show original Palladio drawings, with models and early books
   by Charles Hind

Hidden in Manhattan
   Morris-Jumel Mansion brings Palladio to colonial New York's Harlem Heights
   by Richard Guy Wilson

Jefferson, Latrobe and the Lawn
   How a Pantheon misconception led to a masterpiece in Virginia
   by Bruce Boucher

Vol. 4, No. 1 (Fall 2009)

Palladio USA
   CPSA helps bring Palladian drawings to milestone exhibition at Morgan Library

Mysterious early watercolor
   New discoveries unveil Drayton Hall as a precocious Palladian masterpiece
   by Matthew Webster

Searching for Sources
   What are Drayton Hall's Palladian Roots?
   by Carl I. Gable

Palladio in the attic
   'Palladian' motif retains flexibility through millennia of varied use

   by Allison Frew and Charles Brownell

Vol. 3, No. 2 (Spring 2009)

Five part and seven part houses
   Event calendar for new year features tour of Annapolis-area Palladianism

Mount Vernon and pattern books
   Washington was an American Palladian with the confidence to break rules
   by Justin Gunther

Palladio's typo
   Entasis research offers insights into Palladio's design theory
   by Stephen R. Wassell

Vol. 3, No. 1 (Fall 2008)

Anniversary year events continue
   Two symposia and Italian villa tour highlight remainder of Palladian year

Leoni haunts Palladio's tomb
   'Necessary corrections' to Four Books continue to distort Palladian legacy
   by Charles Brownell

Now an endangered structure
   Petersburg's Battersea fostered Palladian villa form in America
    by Christopher Novelli

Vol. 2, No. 2 (Spring 2008)

500th anniversary of Palladio's birth
   Palladian year brings Italian villa tour, additional U. S. educational events

Celebrating the Palladian year
   'Harmony to the Eyes' exhibition traces lines of Palladio's influence

Palladian books in Baltimore
  Confluence of private libraries traces the long line of Palladio's influence
  by John A. Buchtel

Charles Carroll, Jr.
  Man with 'little or nothing to do' created a neo-Palladian treasure
  by Judith Proffitt

Vol. 2, No. 1 (Fall 2007)

500th anniversary of Palladio's birth
   Italian tours, symposium, exhibition highlight CPSA celebration programs

Palladio and astrology at La Rotonda
   Research opens dramatic insight into Palladio's architectural vision

    by Alexandra di Valmarana

The fifth book of architecture
   Lord Burlington and Palladio's drawings of the baths of Rome

    by Charles Brownell

Vol. 1, No. 2 (Spring 2007)

CPSA tours Brandon, Battersea, Petersburg Greek Revival sites

Charles Carroll, Jr.'s Homewood
   New study documents blend of Palladian ratios with Adam neoclassicism
   by Jeffrey E. Klee

Palladio, the convex patio and the Colonial Revival
by Charles Brownell and Kimberly Sacra

Vol. 1, No. 1 (Fall 2006)

CPSA plans symposia, tours, launches new publication

CPSA grant supports study
   New efforts prompt hope for Petersburg's Battersea
   by Leslie Naranjo-Lupold

Palladian concepts thrive in modern teaching, practice
by Elizabeth Meredith Dowling

Beyond the floor plan
   Palladian design theory as a puzzle in three dimensions
   by Branko Mitrovic

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