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Deerfield Academy Aaron Helfand, Robert Spencer Barnett

Deerfield Academy

An Architectural Tour

Aaron Helfand, Robert Spencer Barnett

Details: Paperback w/ flaps
Size: 6.25 × 10 IN
Pages: 224
Color: 100+ color illustrations
Publication Date: 10/20/2020
Rights: World
ISBN: 9781616898250


Deerfield Academy: The Campus Guide offers five curated architectural walks across the picturesque campus of one of the most distinguished college preparatory schools in the country. Deerfield's 330-acre campus hosts exceptional buildings by such noted architects as Asher Benjamin, Charles Platt, Edward Larrabee Barnes, and David Childs. The Academy maintains several eighteenth-century houses and has played a central role in the restoration of many historic structures open to the public in Deerfield, Massachusetts. Extensive photography and a beautifully illustrated map illuminate the school's evolution from its founding in 1797 to the present. An inspirational foreword by Head of School John P. N. Austin and an essay by former Head of School Margarita O'Byrne Curtis frame this architectural journey.

Aaron M. Helfand, AIA, is an architect with Knight Architecture, in New Haven (having previously worked with Mitchell Studio, also in New Haven, and with Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects, in Boston). Originally from Northampton, Massachusetts, he is a 2001 graduate of Deerfield Academy.

Robert S. Barnett, AIA, is an architect and photographer. He is the author and photographer of Princeton University and Neighboring Institutions: The Campus Guide, second edition, among other titles.