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Architecture, ambition and Americans

Wayne Andrews

Architecture, ambition and Americans

a social history of American architecture.

by Wayne Andrews

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Published by Free Press of Glencoe in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 293-307.

    SeriesA Free Press paperback, Free Press paperback
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA705 .A5 1964
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 319 p.
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14361434M
    LC Control Number65029611

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“We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, you can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful. Otherwise, you would threaten the man. Because I am female, I am expected to aspire to marriage. After the war, however, these skills were passed on to their children, who began to thrive in the growing profession of architecture.

Still, byonly about 60 black Americans were listed as registered architects, and many of their buildings have since been lost or radically changed. Architecture--United States--History Architects--United States Notes: Full title: Architecture, ambition and Americans: a history of American architecture, from the beginning to the present, telling the story of the outstanding buildings, the men who designed them, and the people for whom they were built.

Wayne Andrews ( – August 17, ) was an American historian and architectural photographer. He was the author of numerous books, including Architecture, Ambition and Americans, Battle for Chicago, and Siegfried`s Curse: The German Journey from Nietzsche to Hesse. Andrews graduated from Harvard University and obtained a doctorate from Columbia University in American allmusictrends.com:Kenilworth, Illinois.

ARCH - History of the American Built Environment Prerequisite: END and or permission of the instructor Survey of the American built environment from initial settlement and subsequent European colonization through the middle of the twentieth century.

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