This thoroughly illustrated classic study traces the history of the world-famous Chicago school of architecture from its beginnings with the functional innovations of William Le Baron Jenney and others to their imaginative development by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. The Chicago School of Architecture places the Chicago school in its historical setting, showing it at once to be the culmination of an iron and concrete construction and the chief pioneer in the evolution of modern architecture. It also assesses the achievements of the school in terms of the economic, social, and cultural growth of Chicago at the turn of the century, and it shows the ultimate meaning of the Chicago work for contemporary architecture. "A major contribution [by] one of the world's master-historians of building technique."--Reyner Banham, Arts Magazine "A rich, organized record of the distinguished architecture with which Chicago lives and influences the world."--Ruth Moore, Chicago Sun-TimesAbout the Author:
Carl W. Condit (1914-1997) was an historian of technology, urban development, and architecture. He was the author of numerous books on the history of American architecture, especially in Chicago, and taught history, art history, and urban affairs at Northwestern University for over thirty years.
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Descripción University Of Chicago Press, 1998. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: List of Illustrations I: Architecture in the Nineteenth Century II: Chicago: 1871 III: New Forms in Traditional Materials IV: Jenney and the New Structural Technique V: Burnham and Root VI: D. H. Burnham and Company VII: Holabird and Roche VIII: Adler and Sullivan IX: In the Wake of the Pioneers X: Hotels and Apartments XI: The Chicago School in the Twentieth Century Bibliography Index. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0226114554