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Feb 14, 2021

Journal of Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism

Jonathan Green featured in Research Paper "Classicisms of Color: Transatlantic Exchanges in African and American Traditional Architecture."

Contemporary black artist Jonathan Green proposed a new way of viewing Charleston's buildings: as a testament to black creativity and resilience that fused African architectural traditions, such as colonnaded porches and metalwork, with European ones. Following Green, this essay traces a number of trans-Atlantic architectural connections forged during the age of empires.