The Resource America builds : source documents in American architecture and planning, edited by Leland M. Roth

America builds : source documents in American architecture and planning, edited by Leland M. Roth

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America builds : source documents in American architecture and planning
Title
America builds
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source documents in American architecture and planning
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edited by Leland M. Roth
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eng
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illustrations
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index present
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NA705
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.A48 1983
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non fiction
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Roth, Leland M
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IN-122
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  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architektur
  • Quelle
  • Regionalplanung
  • Stadtplanung
  • Stadtplanung
  • Regionalplanung
  • Architektur
  • United States
  • USA
  • USA
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America builds : source documents in American architecture and planning, edited by Leland M. Roth
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Publication
Note
Companion vol. to: A concise history of American architecture / by Leland M. Roth. c1979
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. The land and first homes. Of the naturall inhabitants of Virginia, 1624 / J. Smith ; Articles of agreement for Springfield, Massachusetts, 1636 ; Virginia's cure, 1661 -- II. Transplantations in the new world. A book of architecture, 1728 / J. Gibbs ; Notes on the state of Virginia, 1782-84 / T. Jefferson -- III. Building a new nation. T. Jefferson and the Virginia State Capitol, 1785 ; Letter to trustees of East Tennessee College, 1810 / T. Jefferson ; P.C. L'Enfant's Plan for the Capitol City, 1791 ; P.C. L'Enfant's Plan for Paterson, New Jersey, 1792 ; Report of Commissioners on Plan for New York, 1811 ; The American builder's companion, 1806 / A. Benjamin ; B.H. Latrobe on the responsibilities of an architect, 1806 -- IV. The lure of the past, the promise of the future. R. Upjohn and rural Gothic, 1852 ; Cheap wooden dwellings, 1855 / G. Wheeler ; The American woman's home, 1869 / C. Beecher and H.B. Stowe ; Cast iron buildings, 1856 / J. Bogardus ; S.G. Fisher on railroads and suburbs, 1859 ; H. Greenough on function in American architecture, 1843, 1852 ; Thoughts on art, 1841 / R.W. Emerson ; The seven lamps of architecture, 1849 / J. Ruskin ; The stones of Venice, 1851-53 / J. Ruskin ; American architecture, 1864 / J.J. Jarves ; A treatise on ... landscape gardening, 1841 / A.J. Downing ; The horticulturist, 1846-52 / A.J. Downing ; Cottage residences, 1842 / A.J. Downing -- V. Age of enterprise. A description of Central Park, 1858 / F.L. Olmsted and C. Vaux ; Public parks and the enlargement of towns, 1870 / F.L. Olmsted ; Plan for Riverside, Illinois, 1868 / F.L. Olmsted and C. Vaux ; Pullman : a social study, 1885 / R.T. Ely ; The architect's fee : R.M. Hunt versus E. Parmly, 1861 ; G F. McKim , on Colonial architecture, 1874 ; Georgian houses of New England, 1877-78 / R.S. Peabody ; American country dwellings, 1886 / M.G. Van Rensselaer ; Henry Hobson Richardson ..., 1888 / M.G. Van Rensselaer
  • VI. The search for order. Form and function in architecture, 1881 / L. Eidlitz ; A great architectural problem, 1890 / J.W. Root ; A few practical hints on design, c. 1889 / J.W. Root ; Architecture in Chicago, 1895 / M. Schuyler ; The evolution of the sky-scraper, 1909 / M. Schuyler ; Elements and theories of architecture, 1901 / J.A. Guadet ; Characteristics and tendencies of American architecture, 1885 / L. Sullivan ; The tall office building artistically considered, 1896 / L. Sullivan ; Kindergarten chats, 1901-02, 1918 / L. Sullivan ; The autobiography of an idea, 1922-23 / L. Sullivan ; The art and craft of the machine, 1901, 1930 / F.L. Wright ; Building the new house, and designing Unity Temple, 1926-32 / F.L. Wright ; Frank Lloyd Wright : a study and an appreciation, 1911 / C.R. Ashbee ; The new American architecture, 1912 / H.P. Berlage ; The battle of the styles, 1892 / A.D.F. Hamlin ; The building of cities, 1870 / L. Kip ; The elevated railroad, 1881 / W.G. Marshall ; Last words about the World's Fair, 1894 / M. Schuyler ; Plan of Chicago, 1909 / D.H. Burnham and E.H. Bennett ; City making, 1909 / J. Nolen -- VII. Dichotomy : tradition and avant-garde. The philosophy of the Gothic Restoration, 1913 / R.A. Cram ; Chicago Tribune Building Competition, Program and Jury Report, 1925 ; The automobile : its province and problems, 1924 ; The automobile and the "home" of the future / J.F. Harbeson ; The automobile and community planning / J. Ihlder ; Broadacre City : a new community plan, 1935 / F.L. Wright ; The international style, 1932 / H.-R. Hitchcock and P. Johnson -- VIII. Pure function, pure form. Inaugural address, 1938 / Mies van der Rohe ; Address to the Illinois Institute of Technology, 1950 / Mies van der Rohe ; Crystal lantern, 1954 / L. Mumford ; The Housing Act of 1949 ; The Federal Highway Act of 1958 ; The highway and the city, 1958 / L. Mumford ; The disappearance of Pennsylvania Station, 1958 / L. Mumford ; The death and life of great American cities, 1961 / J. Jacobs ; Monumentality, symbolism, and style, 1949 / L. Mumford ; Composition in modern architecture, 1949 / M. Nowicki ; Function and form, 1951 / M. Nowicki ; The Trans World Airlines Terminal, 1959 / E. Saarinen ; Order is, 1955 / L.I. Kahn ; Form and design, and other writings, 1957-62 / L.I. Kahn ; The seven crutches of modern architecture, 1954 / P. Johnson ; Letter to Jurgen Joedicke, 1961 / P. Johnson ; The shingle style, 1955 / V. Scully ; Complexity and contradiction in architecture, 1966 / R. Venturi ; Learning from Las Vegas, 1972 / R. Venturi -- Epilogue: Where are we at? The art of expediency, 1968 / A.L. Huxtable ; Rediscovering the Beaux-Arts, 1975 / A.L. Huxtable ; The doubles of post-modernism, 1980 / R.A.M. Stern
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 675 pages
Isbn
9780064384896
Lccn
82048151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09131833
  • (OCoLC)ocm09131833
Label
America builds : source documents in American architecture and planning, edited by Leland M. Roth
Publication
Note
Companion vol. to: A concise history of American architecture / by Leland M. Roth. c1979
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. The land and first homes. Of the naturall inhabitants of Virginia, 1624 / J. Smith ; Articles of agreement for Springfield, Massachusetts, 1636 ; Virginia's cure, 1661 -- II. Transplantations in the new world. A book of architecture, 1728 / J. Gibbs ; Notes on the state of Virginia, 1782-84 / T. Jefferson -- III. Building a new nation. T. Jefferson and the Virginia State Capitol, 1785 ; Letter to trustees of East Tennessee College, 1810 / T. Jefferson ; P.C. L'Enfant's Plan for the Capitol City, 1791 ; P.C. L'Enfant's Plan for Paterson, New Jersey, 1792 ; Report of Commissioners on Plan for New York, 1811 ; The American builder's companion, 1806 / A. Benjamin ; B.H. Latrobe on the responsibilities of an architect, 1806 -- IV. The lure of the past, the promise of the future. R. Upjohn and rural Gothic, 1852 ; Cheap wooden dwellings, 1855 / G. Wheeler ; The American woman's home, 1869 / C. Beecher and H.B. Stowe ; Cast iron buildings, 1856 / J. Bogardus ; S.G. Fisher on railroads and suburbs, 1859 ; H. Greenough on function in American architecture, 1843, 1852 ; Thoughts on art, 1841 / R.W. Emerson ; The seven lamps of architecture, 1849 / J. Ruskin ; The stones of Venice, 1851-53 / J. Ruskin ; American architecture, 1864 / J.J. Jarves ; A treatise on ... landscape gardening, 1841 / A.J. Downing ; The horticulturist, 1846-52 / A.J. Downing ; Cottage residences, 1842 / A.J. Downing -- V. Age of enterprise. A description of Central Park, 1858 / F.L. Olmsted and C. Vaux ; Public parks and the enlargement of towns, 1870 / F.L. Olmsted ; Plan for Riverside, Illinois, 1868 / F.L. Olmsted and C. Vaux ; Pullman : a social study, 1885 / R.T. Ely ; The architect's fee : R.M. Hunt versus E. Parmly, 1861 ; G F. McKim , on Colonial architecture, 1874 ; Georgian houses of New England, 1877-78 / R.S. Peabody ; American country dwellings, 1886 / M.G. Van Rensselaer ; Henry Hobson Richardson ..., 1888 / M.G. Van Rensselaer
  • VI. The search for order. Form and function in architecture, 1881 / L. Eidlitz ; A great architectural problem, 1890 / J.W. Root ; A few practical hints on design, c. 1889 / J.W. Root ; Architecture in Chicago, 1895 / M. Schuyler ; The evolution of the sky-scraper, 1909 / M. Schuyler ; Elements and theories of architecture, 1901 / J.A. Guadet ; Characteristics and tendencies of American architecture, 1885 / L. Sullivan ; The tall office building artistically considered, 1896 / L. Sullivan ; Kindergarten chats, 1901-02, 1918 / L. Sullivan ; The autobiography of an idea, 1922-23 / L. Sullivan ; The art and craft of the machine, 1901, 1930 / F.L. Wright ; Building the new house, and designing Unity Temple, 1926-32 / F.L. Wright ; Frank Lloyd Wright : a study and an appreciation, 1911 / C.R. Ashbee ; The new American architecture, 1912 / H.P. Berlage ; The battle of the styles, 1892 / A.D.F. Hamlin ; The building of cities, 1870 / L. Kip ; The elevated railroad, 1881 / W.G. Marshall ; Last words about the World's Fair, 1894 / M. Schuyler ; Plan of Chicago, 1909 / D.H. Burnham and E.H. Bennett ; City making, 1909 / J. Nolen -- VII. Dichotomy : tradition and avant-garde. The philosophy of the Gothic Restoration, 1913 / R.A. Cram ; Chicago Tribune Building Competition, Program and Jury Report, 1925 ; The automobile : its province and problems, 1924 ; The automobile and the "home" of the future / J.F. Harbeson ; The automobile and community planning / J. Ihlder ; Broadacre City : a new community plan, 1935 / F.L. Wright ; The international style, 1932 / H.-R. Hitchcock and P. Johnson -- VIII. Pure function, pure form. Inaugural address, 1938 / Mies van der Rohe ; Address to the Illinois Institute of Technology, 1950 / Mies van der Rohe ; Crystal lantern, 1954 / L. Mumford ; The Housing Act of 1949 ; The Federal Highway Act of 1958 ; The highway and the city, 1958 / L. Mumford ; The disappearance of Pennsylvania Station, 1958 / L. Mumford ; The death and life of great American cities, 1961 / J. Jacobs ; Monumentality, symbolism, and style, 1949 / L. Mumford ; Composition in modern architecture, 1949 / M. Nowicki ; Function and form, 1951 / M. Nowicki ; The Trans World Airlines Terminal, 1959 / E. Saarinen ; Order is, 1955 / L.I. Kahn ; Form and design, and other writings, 1957-62 / L.I. Kahn ; The seven crutches of modern architecture, 1954 / P. Johnson ; Letter to Jurgen Joedicke, 1961 / P. Johnson ; The shingle style, 1955 / V. Scully ; Complexity and contradiction in architecture, 1966 / R. Venturi ; Learning from Las Vegas, 1972 / R. Venturi -- Epilogue: Where are we at? The art of expediency, 1968 / A.L. Huxtable ; Rediscovering the Beaux-Arts, 1975 / A.L. Huxtable ; The doubles of post-modernism, 1980 / R.A.M. Stern
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 675 pages
Isbn
9780064384896
Lccn
82048151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09131833
  • (OCoLC)ocm09131833

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