Edward R Ford, Architect


The Details of Modern Architecture Volume 1

The Details of Modern Architecture, Volume 2

The Architectural Detail

Five Houses, Ten Details

55 Door Handles or, What is a Detail?

Design Work

Ford House

Unbuilt Architecture Awards-Park and Recreation Structures Revised

Unbuilt Architecture Awards-Trinity + 1

Great Basin National Park Artist in Residence Project

Articles on Teaching

Architecture Magazine Studio Prize

Appalachia Studio Reading List

Published Articles

Theory and Practice of Impermanence

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Textile Block Houses

The Architectural Detail: Maybeck and Aalto

The Grand Work of Fiction: The Detail as Narrative

Unpublished Articles

Dastardly Acts: Explorations in the Primitive, the Archaic and the Vernacular

Antoni Gaudí and the Casa Milà

Mies van der Rohe in Chicago

Thoughts on Architecture at the University of Virginia

Brick as Brick, Wood as Wood, Stone as Stone: The Nature of Material in Modern Architecture

Design Competitions

Free Union School Competition

Alpine Mountain Hut Competition

World War One Memorial Competition

Chicago Lakefront Competition

Guggenheim Helsinki Competition


An Open Letter to the University of Virginia