Download e-book for iPad: African American Architects: A Biographical Dictionary, by Dreck Spurlock Wilson

By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

African-American architects were designing and development homes and public structures considering that 1865. even though lots of those buildings continue to exist this day, the architects themselves are nearly unknown. This specified reference paintings brings their lives and paintings to gentle for the 1st time. Written by way of a hundred specialists starting from architectural historians to archivists, this publication includes one hundred sixty biographical, A-Z entries on African-American architects from the period of Emancipation to the top of global warfare II. Articles offer biographical evidence approximately each one architect, and statement on his or her paintings. functional and obtainable, this reference is complemented through over 2 hundred photos and contains an appendix containing a listing of structures by way of geographic position and by way of architect.

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