The Autobiography of an Idea
The famous American architect's fascinating look at the early years of his pioneering work, which led to his being called the "father of the skyscraper." Includes a wealth of projects, insights, and evaluations, as well as 34 plates. An essential tool in gaining an understanding of the roots of modern American architecture.
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Review: The Autobiography of an IdeaUser Review - Paul Skinner - Goodreads
Poorly written, third person? I skimmed through, just couldn't force myself to read it, the horror. Although a very influential architect, not a writer. I can't believe I bought this book. Read that he had some influence over Ayn Rand, so if you like her, you might be able to stomach this one. Read full review
Review: The Autobiography of an IdeaUser Review - Eve - Goodreads
Despite my high rating, I'm not at all surprised to see a lot of people who disagree. In many ways it's an odd and bewildering book: an autobiography told in the third person, full of purple prose ... Read full review