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The architecture of Ralph Adams Cram and his office

Author: Ethan Anthony; Ralph Adams Cram
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the life and works of a major architect whose buildings today surpass him in recognition. In the early twentieth century - a time when modernism was favored over classicism, and architectural iconoclasm over tradition - the commissions of Ralph Adams Cram were inspired by elegant practicality, mystical philosophies, and a keen sense of history and place. Among them were such religious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ralph Adams Cram; Ralph Adams Cram; Ralph Adams Cram
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ethan Anthony; Ralph Adams Cram
ISBN: 9780393731040 0393731049
OCLC Number: 77334133
Description: 256 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: A brief biography --
Religious architecture --
Academic architecture --
Residential, institutional, and commercial architecture --
Project list.
Responsibility: Ethan Anthony.
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