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American Architecture - 2nd edition

American Architecture (ISBN10: 0500203733; ISBN13: 9780500203736)
ISBN13: 978-0500203736
ISBN10: 0500203733

Summary: America has always presented a unique challenge to architects: should they emulate the Old World or respond to the demands of the New?David Handlin tells the complex story with lucidity and insight. Almost from its seventeenth-century beginnings, American architecture was subject to two apparently contradictory processes--the practical and the grandiose. The first comes through in the vernacular buildings of rural America, the innovations of Jefferson, Bulfinch's fin ...show moree civic buildings, the offices and factories of the Industrial Age, and the comfortable domestic tradition that lies behind the houses of the Greene Brothers and Frank Lloyd Wright. The second is seen in the unprecedented daring of the Chicago School--great engineers like Adler united with great designers like Sullivan; in the majestic state capitols, exhibition halls, and public buildings by firms such as McKim, Mead & White; in the luxury of Fifth Avenue mansions; and in the exuberance of commercial Manhattan. The revised edition ends with a lively account of recent developments--virtual architecture, the revival of historical styles (including modernism), the thirst for striking originality, and a new interest in the local, with figures including Stern, Meier, Gehry, and Mockbee. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 02/23/2004
International: No

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