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American buildings and their architects.

American buildings and their architects.

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City N.Y .
Written in English


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Statement[by] William H. Pierson.
ContributionsPierson, William H. 1911-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21578133M

  After the war, however, these skills were passed on to their children, who began to thrive in the growing profession of architecture. Still, by , only about 60 black Americans were listed as registered architects, and many of their buildings have since been lost or radically changed. Get this from a library! American buildings and their architects: progressive and academic ideals at the turn of the twentieth century. [William H Jordy].

  American architect Frank Lloyd Wright () revolutionized the American home when he began to design houses with low horizontal lines and open interior spaces. His buildings introduced a Japanese serenity to a country largely populated by Europeans, and his notions about organic architecture are studied even today. Books shelved as architecture-and-design: The Architecture of Happiness by Alain de Botton, Things I Learned in Architecture School by Matthew Freder.

"America's Favorite Architecture" is a list of buildings and other structures identified as the most popular works of architecture in the United States. In and , the American Institute of Architects (AIA) sponsored research to identify the most popular works of architecture . Books on American Architecture - The History of American Buildings and their Architects from Brough's Books.


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