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Community architect : the life and vision of Clarence S. Stein

Author: Kristin E Larsen
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Clarence S. Stein was an architect, housing visionary, regionalist, policymaker, and colleague of some of the most influential public figures of the early to mid 20th-century, including Lewis Mumford and Benton MacKaye. Kristin E. Larsen's biography examines his built and unbuilt projects and his intellectual legacy as a proponent of the 'garden city' for for a modern age.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Clarence S Stein; Clarence S Stein
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin E Larsen
ISBN: 9781501706141 1501706144
OCLC Number: 992497338
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Contents: The garden city idea --
Early years and architectural training --
A thinkers' network and the City Housing Corporation --
The architect as houser --
The Radburn idea --
The regional city and town planning --
International initiatives and building a legacy.
Responsibility: Kristin E. Larsen.

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