American Art Deco : Architecture and Regionalism

By: Breeze, Carla

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Art deco architecture flourished in large cities and small towns throughout America in the 1920s and 1930s. Many of the best examples office buildings, movie theaters, hotels, and churches are still in use. Deco architects, artists, and designers drew on European styles but were most committed to a style that grew organically, as they saw it, from their native soil. Two themes bound Deco buildings and their decorative schemes together: a regional pride that tied buildings to their specific locales and functions, and a growing national symbolism that asserted the buildings' identity as uniquely, independently American. American Art Deco features description sand over 500 color photographs of seventy-five lavish and innovatively designed buildings across the country that have been preserved both outside and in, giving the full scope of this beloved, exciting style.

Title: American Art Deco : Architecture and Regionalism

Author Name: Breeze, Carla

Categories: Architecture, Building & Renovating,

Edition: Stated First Edition

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 2003

ISBN Number: 0393019705

ISBN Number 13: 9780393019704

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 020535

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Keywords: Architecture,