Julia Morgan: Architect of Beauty

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Gibbs Smith, 2007 - Architecture - 213 pages
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Julia Morgan, America's first truly independent female architect, left a legacy ov over 700 building, many of which are now landmarks, in cities throughout California, as well as Hawaii, Utah, and Illinois. Her work spanned five decades, and the total of her commissions was greater than any other major American architect, including Frank Lloyd Wright. Julia Morgan tells the story of this architectural pioneer, and features text, drawings, and photographs of the many buildings that still exist.
 

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Been to or headed Hearst Castle, Oakland or SF... then this is a must read, must see book. It opens your eyes to the beautiful work of Julia Morgan. Read full review

Contents

Auspicious Beginnings
1
Roots of a Revolution
9
Solid Foundations
15
For the Betterment of Womankind
25
To Refresh the Soul
47
Academic Achievements
57
Houses of God
69
Of Time and Death
79
Quiet Comers of Commerce and Culture
89
The Hearst Connection
105
Private Spaces
139
An Enduring Legacy
197
Notes
202
Bibliography
205
Index
206
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About the author (2007)

MARK ANTHONY WILSON (Berkeley, California) has been writing and teaching about Julia Morgan's work for over 30 years. He has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, USA Today and more.

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