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Roots of Contemporary American Architecture
Roots of Contemporary American Architecture Author:Lewis Mumford Mumford selected 37 essays,concerning the period after c.1850, on the change from European to American architecture, early skyscraper designers of the 1880s & 1890s, & modern methods & problems. — The major influences have included: Regional concerns & preferences, the machine's role, integration in Chicago, client impact, social responsibilities... more », & universal values.
54 photos of structures & architects are included.« less