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American architecture of the twentieth century

Oliver Reagan

American architecture of the twentieth century

a series of photographs and measured drawings of modern, civic, commercial and industrial buildings

by Oliver Reagan

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Published by Architectural Book Publishing Co., Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- United States -- 20th century,
    • Architectural drawing

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementedited by Oliver Reagan ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA712 .R4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6699298M
      LC Control Number27004606
      OCLC/WorldCa949337

        "American Synagogues is the first book to explore the exceptional works of architecture of modern American synagogues in the twentieth century. In this book author Samuel Gruber relates the fascinating history of the Jewish people in America and how it is expressed in twentieth-century synagogue design." "The book features all-new photography Pages: Shaping a Nation: Twentieth-Century American Architecture and Its Makers Carter Wiseman, Author W. W. Norton & Company $45 (p) ISBN Buy this book.

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      By the s, the modern style, eventually coined “Mid Century Modern” by writer Cara Greenberg in her book, Mid Century Modern: Furniture of the s, caught fire. Soon, a new architectural aesthetic emerged that surrounded following principles. Structure Must Integrate with the Environment and Surrounding Buildings. This book is concerned with the public careers of selected American demagogues of the present century -- those "masters of the masses" who, in their aspirations for political place and power, pandered to the passions and prejudices, rather than the reason, of the populace, and performed all manner of crowd-captivating tricks, only to betray the.


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