On the Edge of the World: Four Architects in San Francisco at the Turn of the Century
Richard Longstreth provides a detailed picture of the early careers of four architects - Bernard Maybeck, Willis Polk, Ernest Coxhead, and A. C. Schweinfurth - who had a decisive impact on the course of design in the San Francisco Bay Area and who stand as significant contributors to American architecture around 1900. Their work sought a balance between tradition and innovation, between academic classicism and the asymmetry and informality championed by proponents of the arts and crafts movement.
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