AIA guide to the architecture of Washington, Part 3

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994 - Architecture - 307 pages
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The new edition of this popular guide is a companion for tourists and residents alike--for anyone interested in contemporary Washington and its most important architectural landmarks. The book offers concise descriptions and photos of some of the city's most notable structures, including nearly 100 built since the mid-1970s. 400 photos. 17 maps.

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When visitors come to Washington, they see a dominant neo-Classical architectural style suggesting power and authority, mixed with boxy bureaucratic structures, where suited federal employees pass ... Read full review

AIA guide to the architecture of Washington, D. C

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Washington possesses a rich architectural heritage that spans well over two centuries. This guidebook, initially commissioned by the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the American Institute of ... Read full review

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The Architecture of Washington D C 1970s to 1990s
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b The Mall 53
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Judiciary Square
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About the author (1994)

An architectural historian, Christopher Weeks serves on the consulting committee of the Ladew Topiary Gardens, the foundation Harvey Ladew established to care for his unique creation. Weeks has written or edited a dozen books on architecture and gardening and contributes frequently to periodicals such as the Green Scene, American Heritage and Country Life, Harvey Ladew's favorite magazine.

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