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The Building of America

Robin Langley Sommer
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  • Extent: 200 pages
  • Dimensions (mm): 280 x 229
  • ISBN: 9780760733806
  • Genres: Architecture, Culture
  • Book tags: America


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The breadth and diversity of America’s architectural milestones are vividly chronicled in this stunning volume by Robin Langley Sommer, richly illustrated with spectacular full-color photographs, panoramic and vertical fold-outs, architectural plans, period images and drawings. The forms and techniques of European colonists and Victorian-era Revival styles take their place here alongside remarkable feats of civil engineering, sleek skyscrapers and innovative masterpieces by Frank Lloyd Wright and I.M. Pei.

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The Building of America

About the author

Robin Langley Sommer

Robin Langley Sommer is a writer and editor based in Connecticut. She is the author of more than thirty books on the arts, architecture, and history.