Francis Terry - The Leake Street Classicist
Francis Terry spent 2011’s April Fool’s Day rendering a classical facade on the graffitied walls of ‘Banksy’s tunnel’ under Waterloo Station, London.
An Introduction to Baroque Architecture
This is a lecture I gave to the office about the baroque movement in architecture. It follows on from a lecture I gave about the renaissance and is the precursor to a future lecture on neoclassicism.
An Introduction to the Architecture of the Italian Renaissance
An ‘in house’ office lecture about the Italian Renaissance, covering one of the greatest outbursts of creativity in the history of western art and architecture.
Francis Terry and George Saumarez Smith drawing at Bloomberg Institute
At an event organised by London Business School for TEDx, Francis Terry and fellow classicist George Saumerez Smith spent the day drawing a classical scheme in charcoal.
Three classicists drawing at the RIBA
As part of their exhibition at the RIBA Francis Terry with his fellow classicist friends, Ben Pentreath and George Saumarez Smith, spent the day drawing a classical facade.
Three Classicists drawing at the Mantownhuman Winter School
For the Mantownhuman Winter School, the Three Classicists Francis Terry; Ben Pentreath and George Saumarez Smith spent a day drawing a classical scheme which was immediately rubbed out on completion.
TEDx talk at Bloomberg Institute, London
At an event organised by London Business School for TEDx, Francis Terry discusses traditional architecture and its relevance to the modern world.
ICAA Live Drawing in Dallas, Texas
For the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, Francis Terry with fellow Classicists Larry Boerder and Daniel Heath spent a few hours drawing a classical scene in a Dallas shopping mall.
Drawing in John Constable’s footsteps
The great artist John Constable drew a small sketch of Dedham Church on 22nd September 1815. Exactly two hundred years later, Francis Terry went back to the exact spot and redrew the same church. Unfortunately, it was raining…
Drawing event at an Architecture Club
The Architecture Club held an event to compare the relative merits of hand drawing and computer aided design. As part of this, Francis Terry and George Saumarez Smith were asked to draw for a few hours to show the potential of hand drawing.
The Erechtheum Portico, from ancient Greece to Downing and beyond
Part of 'Catalysized: Outcomes of Catalysis' at the Seventh Catalysis Conference, 24-26 March 2017, Downing College, Cambridge.