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Europe meets America : William Lescaze, architect of modern housing

Author: Gaia Caramellino
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the New York professional milieu between the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and the aftermath of WWII reveals an unexpected scenario, in which diverse branches of technical culture and professional and institutional spheres often overlap, and initiatives in the field of architecture are characterised by tensions between designers and technicians, which pave the way for issues of architects' autonomy,  Read more...
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Caramellino, Gaia, 1977-
Europe meets America.
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016
(OCoLC)956738719
Named Person: William Lescaze; William Lescaze
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gaia Caramellino
ISBN: 9781443898423 1443898422
OCLC Number: 956992385
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 308 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Foreword; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Conclusion; Index
Responsibility: by Gaia Caramellino ; translated by Marella Feltrin-Morris.

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