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American Architecture

A Guide to the Most Important Examples

by William Dudley Hunt

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Published by Smithmark Pub .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7284141M
ISBN 100060910771
ISBN 109780060910778

American Architecture Since book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This new edition, containing descriptions, histories, and /5(12). Native American Architecture, is the first book-length, fully illustrated study of North American Indian architecture to appear in a century. The product of 15 years of research by an architect and an anthropologist, the book presents the building traditions of the major tribes in nineregional profiles covering the continent--from the huge, plank-house villages of the Northwest Coast to the 3/5(1).

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Only 5 left in stock - order soon. Leland M. Roth is Marion Dean Ross Professor of Architectural History at the University of Oregon at Eugene. He is the author of American Architecture: A History; A Concise History of American Architecture; McKim, Mead & White, Architects; and other works.

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American architecture properly begins in the 17th cent. with the colonization of the North American continent. Settlers from various European countries brought with them the building techniques and prevailing forms of their respective homelands.

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Aug 18,  · Rural American architecture tends to be passed over, so White Pillars, whichcovers the vernacular/plantation architecture of the Mississippi Valley, is a refreshing read. Save this picture. Author: Andrew Galloway. The American Architecture Award Yearbook All the selected award-winning projects for the nation's highest public awards.

Metropolitan Arts Press is the registered title of the publication house provided by the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies in collaboration with the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.

In American Architecture, Leland Roth introduces the reader to the major developments that shaped the American-built environment from before the arrival of the Europeans to the present, from ceremonial enclosures and homes to Modernism and its discontents.

There is extensive historical coverage of 17th and 18th century architecture and regional styles. Apr 22,  · From roughly untilWright's designs and writings influenced American architecture, bringing a modernity that became truly American.

Wright's Prairie School designs inspired America's love affair with the Ranch Style home, a simpler and smaller version of the low-lying, horizontal structure with a predominate chimney. Oct 21,  · American Architecture: Books American Architecture is a brief, selective bibliographic research guide to general resources on the architecture of the United States in.

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