The University of Texas at Austin

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The newest title in Princeton Architectural Press's Campus Guide series takes readers on an architectural tour of the University of Texas at Austin's history from its foundation in 1883 to present-day. Beautifully photographed in full color, along with a selection of rarely seen archival imagery, the guide presents the history of UT-Austin through six architectural walks, revealing the stories behind both the historic and contemporary buildings.

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Overview

The newest title in Princeton Architectural Press's Campus Guide series takes readers on an architectural tour of the University of Texas at Austin's history from its foundation in 1883 to present-day. Beautifully photographed in full color, along with a selection of rarely seen archival imagery, the guide presents the history of UT-Austin through six architectural walks, revealing the stories behind both the historic and contemporary buildings.

Featuring buildings designed by prominent Texan architects like Herbert M. Greene of Greene, La Roche and Dahl; internationally known designs from the likes of Paul Cret, Gordon Bunshaft and development of the current master plan by Cesar Pelli, The University of Texas at Austin is the definitive history of UT's architectural growth and maturity, mirroring its ascent as one of America's premiere centers of higher learning.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568988542
  • Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
  • Publication date: 8/10/2011
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

How to Use This Guide 9

Introduction 11

Walk 1 The Forty Acres 48

Walk 2 Women's Campus, Communications 94

Walk 3 Engineering and Science Area 114

Walk 4 Large Campus-wide Magnets 138

Walk 5 Sports, Social Work, and Nursing 164

Walk 6 Fine Arts, Texas Memorial Museum, Law, and the LBJ Complex 182

Acknowledgments 203

Notes 205

Bibliography 207

Image Credits 211

Index 213

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