On the Edge of the World: Four Architects in San Francisco
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BeschreibungRichard Longstreth provides a detailed picture of the early careers of four architects--Bernard Maybeck, Willis Polk, Ernest Coxhead, and A.C. Schweinfurth--who had a decisive impact on the course of design in the San Francisco Bay Area and who stand as significant contributors to American architecture.
PortraitRichard Longstreth is Professor of American Civilization and Director of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, George Washington University. His most recent book is City Center to Regional Mall: Architecture, the Automobile, and Retailing in Los Angeles, 1920-1950 (1997).
Pressestimmen"Through this look into the early lives and careers of these architects we come away with a more perceptive understanding of the practice of architecture in America at the turn of the century."--David Gebhard, "Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians
Untertitel: California Pbk. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 1998
Seitenanzahl: 455 Seiten