Errol Barron - TULANE OBSERVED - book launch

Please join us in celebrating the release of New Orleans architect Errol Barron's new book, TULANE OBSERVED: A Campus Sketchbook.

This new book of drawings, essays and observations of Tulane and Newcomb colleges follows the sketchbook model of architect Errol Barron's two popular books, NEW ORLEANS OBSERVED and ROMA OSSERVATA (Rome Observed). Drawings of most of the major buildings and their environment along with notes and essays by Professors Errol Barron and Richard Campanella examine the sources of the architecture and planning of Tulane’s uptown campus.

Errol Barron FAIA is an architect/painter/photographer living in New Orleans. A graduate of Tulane and Yale Universities, he is Richard Koch Professor of Architecture at Tulane University and is the architect for the Ogden Museum, The Salvation Army Center of Hope, The Oliver St. Pe' Center for the Blind at UNO and a number of other innovative projects in this region, California, New York and Greece.

Event date: 

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

Drawings of most of the major Tulane University buildings and their environment along with notes and essays by Professors Errol Barron and Richard Campanella examine the sources of the architecture and planning of Tulane’s uptown campus.


Architect Errol Barron uses drawings and written observations to reflect on the physical nature of New Orleans and how it may offer alternatives to urban design as found in so many American cities. What qualities are found here that contradict the world of strip malls and McMansions? The unique character of the city is explored in over 124 drawings and accompanying text that celebrate the physically sensuous and strangeness of Americas most foreign city.


$25.00
SKU: nine781467580298

A collection of drawings and watercolors of the historic center of Rome that depicts the monuments, spaces, and details of the city in a highly personal, often humorous, way. Rome from the perspective of a New Orleanian.


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