Encyclopedia of twentieth century architecture

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Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004 - Architecture - 1525 pages
"A balance of sophistication and clarity in the writing, authoritative entries, and strong cross-referencing that links archtects and structures to entries on the history and theory of the profession make this an especially useful source on a century of the world's most notable architecture. The contents feature major architects, firms, and professional issues; buildings, styles, and sites; the architecture of cities and countries; critics and historians; construction, materials, and planning topics; schools, movements, and stylistic and theoretical terms. Entries include well-selected bibliographies and illustrations."--"Reference that rocks," American Libraries, May 2005.

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This encyclopedia is quite an achievement. It contains hundreds of scholarly entries, chiefly on key 20th-century architects and buildings, but also on building types, materials, stylistic terms ... Read full review

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