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Richard Guy Wilson


Commonwealth Professor Emeritus, Architectural History, University of Virginia

Richard Guy Wilson holds the Commonwealth Professor's Chair in Architectural History at the University of Virginia and is Honorary AIA. A frequent lecturer and a television commentator he has also published widely with many articles and books on different aspects of American and modern architecture and design including The American Renaissance (1979), McKim, Mead & White, Architects (1982), The AIA Gold Medal (1983), Machine Age in America (1986), Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village (1993, 2009) Buildings of Virginia (2001), The Colonial Revival House (2004), Harbor Hill: Portrait of a House (2008) and Edith Wharton At Home (2012).