This book provides an overview of all features of America's constructed environment, both the monumental and the commonplace, since colonial times.
America by Design Summary
America by Design by Spiro Kostof
This book is an overview of all features of America's built environment, both the monumental and the commonplace, since colonial times. It is also announced in the Oxford General Books catalogue for Autumn 1987.
About Spiro Kostof
About the Author: Spiro Kostof is Professor of Architectural History at the University of California, Berkeley, and a former president of the Society of Architectural Historians. His books include A History of Architecture, now regarded as the standard work in the field, and the anthology The Architect: Chapters in the History of the Profession.
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