Spring Lecture Series: Phillip Smith, M.Arch '19, "African American Classical Architecture: Then and Now"


Location: Walsh Family Hall

Historically, architecture has served and facilitated the growth of communities around the world. In this lecture, Phillip Smith will explore the historical influence of classical and traditional architecture beginning with Egyptian influence on ancient Greek and Roman architecture, and later sharing the impact African American architects, designers, and builders have had on our build environment. Notable classical African American architects like John Williams, who set the stage for future classical African American Architects Robert Taylor, Wallace Augustus Rayfield, William Sidney Pittman, and Julian Francis Abele.

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Originally published at architecture.nd.edu.