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Ledoux, Claude Nicholas. House of Education (1773-1790). ca. 1984. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 11, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll3/item/210.

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Ledoux, Claude Nicholas. (ca. 1984). House of Education (1773-1790). University of Houston Buildings. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll3/item/210

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Ledoux, Claude Nicholas, House of Education (1773-1790), ca. 1984, University of Houston Buildings, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 11, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll3/item/210.

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Title House of Education (1773-1790)
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Ledoux, Claude Nicholas
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Johnson, Philip [architect]
  • Burgee, John [architect]
  • Morris & Aubrey Architects [architect]
Date ca. 1984
Description Photograph of architectural drawing by artist/designer Claude Nicholas Ledoux's House of Education (1773-1790) designed for his Ideal City of Chaux, France. Unbuilt, Ledoux's design served as Philip Johnson's inspiration for UH's College of Architecture. This perspective view "engraving after Ledoux" is by Van Maëlle and Maillet. The College of Architecture building houses the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, the William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, and the Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture. Hines donated funds for the naming of the college rather than the building. The building was dedicated and occupied in May of 1986, with the groundbreaking ceremony on April 16, 1984. The architects were Philip Johnson, John Burgee, and the Morris and Aubrey firm.
Subject.Topical (TGM-1)
  • Educational facilities
Subject.Topical (SAA)
  • architecture (field of study)
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Hines, Gerald D.
  • Jenkins, W. R.
  • University of Houston
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture
  • William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library
  • Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • architectural drawings
  • copy prints
Physical Description 1 photograph
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 1969-037, Box 18, Folder 29
Original Collection UH Photographs Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=58
Digital Collection University of Houston Buildings
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll3
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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