Architecture in the United States

Architecture in the United States

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From Native American sites in New Mexico and Arizona to the ancient earthworks of the Mississippi Valley to the most fashionable contemporary buildings of Chicago and New York, American architecture is incredibly varied. In this revolutionary interpretation, Upton examines American architecture in relation to five themes: community, nature, technology, money, and art. 109 illustrations. 40 linecuts. Map.... 1976) presents a model of architectural design, derived from anthropology and linguistics, that stresses learning and ... works is the social isolation of domestic space, particularly as effected in the a#39;Georgian-plan housea#39; (which he named).

Title:Architecture in the United States
Author:Dell Upton
Publisher:Oxford Paperbacks - 1998


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