Architecture and the esthetics of plenty.


New York, Columbia University Press, 1961.

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Subjects Architecture -- United States -- History.
Architecture.
United States.
Description 304 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date 1961.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-294) and index.
Contents I : As the twig is bent -- The "American" in American architecture -- The impact of technology -- II : Giants in the land -- Architects of democracy : Jefferson and Wright -- Horatio Greenough, Yankee functionalist -- Our domesticated utopians -- The two men in Sullivan's tomb -- Frank Lloyd Wright and the fine arts -- Homage to a hero -- A lever long enough : how Gropius moved the world -- Mies and the climate of Plato -- III : The field of vision -- American pleasure garden -- Skyscraper : skin for its bones -- At peace with the past : the unfinished church -- In defense of the city -- IV : Problems of the day -- The engineer : friend or foe? -- The uses of history -- The critic's shifting view -- The esthetics of plenty.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)170863
(OCoLC)ocm00170863
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Fitch, James Marston.
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