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Harwell Hamilton Harris

Author: Lisa Germany
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English
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This biography details the work of architect Harwell Hamilton Harris (1903-1990) who successfully merged the ideals of modern and California regionalist architecture. It traces the development of his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Harwell Hamilton Harris; Harwell Hamilton Harris; Harwell Hamilton Harris
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Germany
ISBN: 0520226194 9780520226197
OCLC Number: 43555116
Notes: "Published in association with the University of Texas Center for the Study of American Architecture."
Revision of: 1st ed., 1991.
Description: xx, 252 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Forsaking the Formula, 1903-1921 1 --
2. Form in Clay and Color, 1922-1925 15 --
3. Of Organisms, Machines, and the Illusion of Architecture, 1926-1931 21 --
4. Rubbing Aladdin's Lamp, 1932-1934 41 --
5. Jean Murray Bangs and a Career Takes Shape, 1934-1937 51 --
6. Houses with Good Manners, 1938-1942 71 --
7. New York: Glamour and Dissension, 1943-1944 97 --
8. Back West: A Regrouping in Patterns, 1944-1948 107 --
9. Schism Intensified: Regionalism Becomes an Issue, 1948-1949 119 --
10. Decline of the West, 1950 127 --
11. "We're Not Canning Tomatoes": The University of Texas at Austin, 1951-1955 139 --
12. Ten-Fingered Grasp of Reality in the Split Cultures of Fort Worth and Dallas, 1955-1962 157 --
13. River Flows On: North Carolina, 1962-1975 189 --
14. Retirement 201.
Responsibility: by Lisa Germany ; foreword by Kenneth Frampton ; introduction by Bruno Zevi.
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