The Architecture of Harry WeeseThe Architecture of Harry Weese
Robert Bruegmann
This study tells the story of one of America’s most gifted architects of the postwar years.During a career that spanned half a century from the 1930s to the 1980s, Weese produced a large number of significant designs ranging from small but highly inventive houses to large urban scale commissions like the Washington, D.C., Metro system. Although i ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2010-10-18 | ISBN-13: 9780393731934

Worlds AwayWorlds Away
by John Archer, David Brooks, Robert Bruegmann, Beatriz Colomina, Malcolm Gladwell
The suburbs have always been a fertile space for imagining both the best and the worst of modern social life. Portrayed alternately as a middle-class domestic utopia and a dystopic world of homogeneity and conformity--with manicured suburban lawns and the inchoate darkness that lurks just beneath the surface--these stereotypes belie a more realisti ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2008-02-16 | ISBN-13: 9780935640908

SprawlSprawl
Robert Bruegmann
As anyone who has flown into Los Angeles at dusk or Houston at midday knows, urban areas today defy traditional notions of what a city is. Our old definitions of urban, suburban, and rural fail to capture the complexity of these vast regions with their superhighways, subdivisions, industrial areas, office parks, and resort areas pushing far out int ...
Number of pages: 306 | Publication Date: 2006-11-01 | ISBN-13: 9780226076911

Art Deco ChicagoArt Deco Chicago
Frank Lloyd Wright’s lost Midway Gardens, the iconic Sunbeam Mixmaster, and Marshall Field’s famed window displays: despite the differences in scale and medium, each belongs to the broad current of an Art Deco style that developed in Chicago in the first half of the 20th century. This ambitious overview of the city’s architectural, product, i ...
Number of pages: 412 | Publication Date: 2018-10-02 | ISBN-13: 9780300229936

Building for Air TravelBuilding for Air Travel
by Koos Bosma, Mark J. Bouman, David Brodherson, Robert Bruegmann, Wood Lockhart, Leonard Rau, Wolfgang Voigt, John Zukowsky, Kisho Kurokawa Gallery of Architecture
Air travel has influenced the architecture and design of our century to a perhaps even greater degree than the automobile. This lavishly illustrated, expertly researched book traces the history of that influence, examining the development of airports around the world, as well as such related building types and topics as aircraft factories, maintena ...
Number of pages: 255 | Publication Date: 1996-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9783791316840

The Architects and the CityThe Architects and the City
Robert Bruegmann
Winner of the 1998 Spiro Kostof Book Award from the Society of Architectural Historians. Chicago has always held a special fascination for those interested in architectural and urban history. For many, the defining moment occurred at the turn of the century when Chicago was booming and the world came to the city by the lake. But the story most oft ...
Number of pages: 562 | Publication Date: 1997-08-18 | ISBN-13: 9780226076959

Cities of PromiseCities of Promise
by Orange County Museum of Art (Calif.), Sarah Vure, Robert Bruegmann (Contributor)
Cities of Promise: Imaging Urban California looks at the growth of cities in California from the early 1930s to the early 1990s and how artists responded to the state s changing metropolitan landscape over the course of those six decades. Artists include: Peter Alexander, Carlos Almaraz, Roger Armstrong, Robert Bechtle, Edward Biberman, Gordon Brus ...
Number of pages: 47 | Publication Date: 2004-01-17 | ISBN-13: 9780917493379

Benicia Portrait of an Early California TownBenicia Portrait of an Early California Town
Robert Bruegmann

Number of pages: --- | Publication Date: 1997-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9781885852090

Benicia, Portrait of an Early California TownBenicia, Portrait of an Early California Town
Robert Bruegmann
The architecture and development of Benicia, a small town near San Francisco, are examined by an architectural historian ...
Number of pages: 158 | Publication Date: 1980-03-01 | ISBN-13: 9780892861521

Modernism at Mid-CenturyModernism at Mid-Century
One of the country's largest and most important postwar architectural projects, the United States Air Force Academy opened in 1958. With its spectacular natural setting and stunning Modernist design, the Academy was quickly hailed as a national landmark and attracts over a million visitors each year.The contributors to this volume (Jory Johnson, Ro ...
Number of pages: 200 | Publication Date: 1995-02-15 | ISBN-13: 9780226076935

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