Dr. Elizabeth M. Merrill


About Dr. Elizabeth M. Merrill

Elizabeth Merrill holds a PhD in art and architectural history from the University of Virginia. She specializes in Italian Renaissance architecture, with a particular focus on the early-modern design and building processes. Her most recent work addresses the role of the architect in the early-modern period and the development of the architectural profession.


Peter Behrens, Turbine Factory, detail
A leader in modern technology hired a “self-taught architect” with no engineering skills to design their factory.

Peter Behrens, Turbine Factory