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by Wayne Andrews

  • ISBN: 0029007704
  • Category: Photo and Art
  • Author: Wayne Andrews
  • Subcategory: Architecture
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Free Press; Revised edition (September 1, 1978)
  • Pages: 332 pages
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The architecture of the United States demonstrates a broad variety of architectural styles and built forms over the country's history of over two centuries of independence and former Spanish and British rule. Architecture in the United States has been shaped by many internal and external factors and regional distinctions. As a whole it represents a rich eclectic and innovative tradition.

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A survey of the evolution of American architecture from colonial Virginia to New York's Age of Elegance, illustrated with numerous photographs, shows outstanding designs by major architects and stresses the importance of the partnership between architectand client

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