Calder Loth

Calder Loth is Senior Architectural Historian for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources and serves on the Council of Advisors for the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art. He serves as an instructor in architectural literacy for the ICAA.

Articles by Calder Loth

Soaring Steeple and Classical Portico

London’s Saint Martin-in-the-Fields is famed not only as a great work of architecture, but as the prototype for hundreds of churches throughout the world and especially in the United States. Designed by the Anglo-Palladian architect James Gibbs (1682–1754) and completed in 1726, Saint Martin was one of the first parish churches in England specifically planned to accommodate the Protestant worship style of eighteenth-century Anglicans.