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Autobiography of an Idea

Autobiography of an Idea

by Louis H. Sullivan
     
 

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The early creative years of pioneer American architect and theorist called the 'father of the skyscraper.' Projects, insights, evaluations. Essential for an understanding of early modern American architecture. 34 plates.

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The early creative years of pioneer American architect and theorist called the 'father of the skyscraper.' Projects, insights, evaluations. Essential for an understanding of early modern American architecture. 34 plates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780844630328
Publisher:
Smith, Peter Publisher, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1979
Series:
American Biography Series

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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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