Architecture professor praised by New York Times

Author: Shannon Chapla

“Cosmatesque Ornament: Flat Polychrome Geometric Patterns in Architecture,” a new book by University of Notre Dame associate professor of architecture Paloma Pajares, was praised by The New York Times Book Review in its Dec. 8 edition highlighting books for the holidays.p. “One of the more recondite architecture books this year is also among the handsomest and most intellectually stimulating,” The Times wrote. “This absorbing book’s 300 pages of color illustrations make the author’s visual references abundantly clear to the lay reader?a rare accomplishment in such a scholarly undertaking.”p.

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