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The Autobiography of an Idea

The Autobiography of an Idea

by Louis H. Sullivan
     
 

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The famous American architect's fascinating look at the early years of his pioneering work, which led to his being called the "father of the skyscraper." Includes a wealth of projects, insights, and evaluations, as well as 34 plates. An essential tool in gaining an understanding of the roots of modern American architecture.

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The famous American architect's fascinating look at the early years of his pioneering work, which led to his being called the "father of the skyscraper." Includes a wealth of projects, insights, and evaluations, as well as 34 plates. An essential tool in gaining an understanding of the roots of modern American architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486202815
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/22/2009
Series:
Dover Architecture Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,160,799
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.76(d)

Meet the Author


In the 1870s, Louis H. Sullivan (1856–1924) participated in the rebuilding of Chicago after the great fire. An early influence on Frank Lloyd Wright, he was instrumental in the development of steel high-rise structures that evolved into modern skyscrapers.

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