Encyclopedia of American Architecture

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McGraw-Hill, 1995 - Architecture - 724 pages
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Covers architecture-related topics, tracing the history of American architecture, and supplying detailed information on building types, components, materials, noted architects, ecology, and the building industry

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Encyclopedia of American architecture

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Contents

Adaptive Use
1
Aluminum
9
Arch
17
Association building industry
30
Bauhaus Staatliches State Building School
36
Birkerts Gunnar
43
Botanical building
50
Bridge
57
Gilbert Cass 257
411
Gothic Revival architecture 268
425
Greene and Greene 279
438
Healthcare facilities 291
454
Hood Raymond Mathewson 312
467
Hunt Richard Morris 327
484
Plumbing
492
Prefabrication
508

Building codes and standards
66
Bulfinch Charles
72
Capital United States
79
Eisenman Peter
184
Electrical engineering 186
335
Energy 191
349
Farm building 207
369
Floor 220
382
Furness Frank 232
397
Preservation 511
618
Railway station 523
631
Remodeling 539
644
Roche Kevin 553
659
Security systems 573
674
Site planning 581
692
Sound control 588
705
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Korab is an architect and photographer.

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