The Ramée Plan

June 25, 2009 posted by DesignIntelligence

The Ramée Plan

When French architect Joseph Jacques Ramée designed the campus of Union College in the early 19th century, few would have imagined that his plan would be essentially unchanged some two centuries later. Union was the first American college with a unified campus plan, and served as a model for a number of other institutions. Thanks to Ramées enduring legacy, Union has one of the most inspiring and distinctive campuses in college America.

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