Source Book of American Architecture: 500 Notable Buildings from the 10th Century to the Present

Source Book of American Architecture: 500 Notable Buildings from the 10th Century to the Present

G. E. Kidder Smith


resource ebook is an encyclopedic survey of and advisor to American structure, from cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde to the Holocaust Museum in Washington. This severe, chronological survey of 500 of America's such a lot wonderful structures offers a different evaluation of the thousand-year architectural improvement of the USA. imperative within the library, resource ebook additionally serves as a superb and specified advisor for the tourist.G. E. Kidder Smith is an architect and fellow of the yankee Institute of Architects and has received quite a few awards for his images. He has produced a exceptional sequence of exhibitions and writings at the structure of twenty-four international locations. His earlier books comprise Italy Builds, Brazil Builds, New structure of Europe, A Pictorial historical past of structure in the USA, A advisor to New England homes of Worship, taking a look at structure, and the three-volume structure of the United States."The 680-page resource e-book deals greater than 550 of Mr. Smith's photos, in addition to his clever, informative prose. Mr. Smith comprises, too, references to appropriate books and structure journals.... The resource e-book is stuffed with info -- every thing from celebrating unsung structures ... to beneficial recommendation on how one can see things.... resource booklet combines attractive prose and lovely photographs". -- Tom Sullivan, The Washington instances

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