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John Quinlan Terry

(b. 1937)


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(1937– ).

English architect. He joined Erith in 1962, becoming a partner in 1967, and from 1973 worked under his own name. He has been primarily associated with the New Classicism in England. Among his works are the Howard Building (1983–6), Residential Building (1993–5), and the Greek Revival Maitland Robinson Library (1989–93), Downing College, Cambridge. His Ionic (1987), Veneto (1988), Gothick (1988) and Regency (2001) Villas all in Regent's Park, London, are scholarly evocations of Georgian buildings. Earlier, he was attracted to C17 Palladian models, as with Waverton House, Glos. (1979–80), and Newfield Park, Yorks. (1980–1), but in the 1980s he entered the world of major office developments, popularizing Classicism at the same time, as in his building in Doufours Place. Soho, London (1981–4), and at Richmond Riverside Development (1985–8), allying himself with the architectural theorist Léon Krier. Since then Terry has become internationally known.

Architects' Journal, clxxxvii/11 (16 Mar. 1988), 34–51;Aslet (1986);Kalman (1994);Inst. CA (2002);Powers (ed.) (1987)

Subjects: Architecture.


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