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AIA Detroit : American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture - 02 edition

AIA Detroit : American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture (ISBN10: 0814331203; ISBN13: 9780814331200)
ISBN13: 978-0814331200
ISBN10: 0814331203

Summary: With its sleek look and easy-to-use layout, this completely new guide to Detroit architecture provides a fresh, in-depth look at the city of Detroit itself as well as a number of distinctive environments outside the city proper. Like it predecessor, "Detroit Architecture: AIA Guide," "AIA Detroit" is an authoritative yet highly readable account of a wide range of structures and urban spaces. Organized as a series of walking (or driving) tours begi
nning with the Downtown area, the guide moves north, west, and east to explore the city's many districts and neighborhoods, and then takes a look at the special environments of the Grosse Pointe Lakeshore, the Cranbrook educational community, the GM Technical Center, and Ford's Dearborn. Photographs of each site and numerous useful maps throughout help readers visualize the locales. "AIA Detroit" serves as a much-needed tool in uncovering and navigating the city's rich architectural heritage for citizens, tourists, and architecture students alike.
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Summary: With its sleek look and easy-to-use layout, this completely new guide to Detroit architecture provides a fresh, in-depth look at the city of Detroit itself as well as a number of distinctive environments outside the city proper. Like it predecessor, "Detroit Architecture: AIA Guide," "AIA Detroit" is an authoritative yet highly readable account of a wide range of structures and urban spaces. Organized as a series of walking (or driving) tours beginning with the Downtown area, the guide moves north, west, and east to explore the city's many districts and neighborhoods, and then takes a look at the special environments of the Grosse Pointe Lakeshore, the Cranbrook educational community, the GM Technical Center, and Ford's Dearborn. Photographs of each site and numerous useful maps throughout help readers visualize the locales. "AIA Detroit" serves as a much-needed tool in uncovering and navigating the city's rich architectural heritage for citizens, tourists, and architecture students alike. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 02
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Publisher: Wayne State U. Press
Year Published: 2002
International: No



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