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THE HISTORY OF HISTORY IN AMERICAN SCHOOLS OF ARCHITECTURE, 1865-1975. Ed. by Gwendolyn Wright and Janet Parks. Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, New York, 1990. Organized in association with Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture, Columbia University, New York. Buell Center Books in American Architectural History, 1. Published in association with Princeton Architectural Press, New York. 192 pp. with 154 ills. (11 col.). 26 x 18 cm. ISBN 1878271024 In English.
A mainly textual catalogue illustrated with documentary photographs, architectural renderings and student sketches, this publication examines the history of attitudes concerning the relevance of historical studies to the training of architects. Seven essays consider the controversies over and varying approaches to the subject in American schools of architecture during the past century, particularly as reflected in the curricula of several leading institutions.
Indexing: Western — United States — Several Periods — Architecture
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 053738
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