architecture

UA Professor Emeritus Contributes to New Online Architectural Resource

Associate Professor Emeritus Robert O. Mellown has published ten articles on the historic architecture of The University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa for SAH Archipedia, a free and subscription-based encyclopedic resource for worldwide architecture published by the Society of Architectural Historians. Mellown’s articles are viewable in both versions. Mellown wrote entries for Bryce Hospital; Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion;

UA Students Give Rare Tour of Historic Home

Sunday, April 30, UA art history students will give special public tours of Lyon Hall, a historic Greek Revival home in Demopolis, Alabama. Talks on the historic architecture, art and decorative arts in the home will begin at 2:00 pm and occur every twenty minutes until 5:00 pm. Under the direction of UA assistant professor Dr. Rachel

Ad QUADratum: The Art & Science of Cathedral Design

Everyone is invited to witness the harmonious intersection of art and mathematics on a grand scale, Friday, November 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, on The University of Alabama’s main quadrangle. The beauty and grandeur of medieval cathedrals lies not only in their vast scale, but also in their harmonious proportions, created by the use of

Rural Studio: Alabama Design | Build Projects

Exhibition:    Rural Studio: Alabama Design | Build Projects  Dates:              August 15 – September 16, 2016 Where:           The University of Alabama, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, 103 Garland Hall This exhibition of photography and architectural models represent projects produced by Rural Studio, a design | build program of Auburn University. Among

Students Tour West Alabama Architecture

Students in Dr. Rachel Stephens‘ ARH 477 (Topics in American Art) traveled through several west Alabama towns on a rainy autumn day to study antebellum planter elite architecture firsthand. Their tour included stops at four plantation homes: Magnolia Grove in Greensboro, Gaineswood and Bluff Hall in Demopolis, and the Moore-Webb-Holmes Plantation in Marion. At the Moore-Webb-Holmes

Robert Mellown to inaugurate Center for the Book speaker series

Thursday, November 7, 2013, at 12 noon, Robert Oliver Mellown, associate professor of art history emeritus, will present the inaugural talk of the Alabama Center for the Book Lunchtime Speaker Series in Gorgas Library 205. Dr. Mellown will talk about some of the fascinating history of Alabama’s historic campus from his new book, The University of Alabama: A