Jean-Philippe Garric

Jean-Philippe Garric is a French architect and architecture historian. He is Professor of History of Architecture at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and has been Fellow at the French Academy in Rome and Deputy Director of Research at the Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art in Paris. His researches focus on architectural designs, theory and models of architecture in France between the 18th and 19th century, with an in-depth analysis on the books of architecture and the work of Charles Percier and Pierre Fontaine, which he has extensively published and displayed in several exhibitions, such as Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions held in 2017 in New York and Fontainebleau. He has also investigated the representation and photography of architecture in modern times, with a specific focus on the city of Rome. Recently, his research interests have concerned also the architecture of rural constructions. He is one of the curators of the exhibition Jean Jacques Lequeu (1757-1826). Builder of Fantasy, which will open in Paris at the end of 2018.


Selected bibliography


Garric, Jean-Philippe, ed. Charles Percier. Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016.


Garric, Jean-Philippe. Vers une agritecture. Architecture des constructions agricoles 1789-1950. Bruxelles: Mardaga, 2014.


Garric, Jean-Philippe. "Bibliothèques d'atelier". In Bibliothèques d'atelier. Édition et enseignement de l'architecture, Paris 1785-1871. Paris: INHA, 2011.