American Architecture and Urbanism

July 5, 2013|
American Architecture and Urbanism by Vincent Scully
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A classic book authored by the foremost architectural historian in America, this fully illustrated history of American architecture and city planning is based on Vincent Scully''s conviction that architecture and city planning are inseparably linked and must therefore be treated together. He defines architecture as a continuing dialogue between generations which creates an environment across time. This definitive survey extends beyond the cities themselves to the American scene as a whole, which has inspired the reasonable balanced, closed and ordered forms, and above all the probity, that he feels typifies American architecture.
Vincent Scully (1920-2017) was Sterling Professor Emeritus at Yale University. He was widely regarded as North America’s preeminent architectural historian. He is the author of numerous books, including ten seminal works in architectural and urban design history. Among his many awards are the National Medal of Arts and the Urban ...
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Title:American Architecture and Urbanism
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 9.75 X 0.59 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 9.75 X 0.59 in
Published:July 5, 2013
Publisher:Trinity University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781595341518

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