By Hugh Ferriss
Accompanied via illuminating textual content and captions, this number of sixty of his amazing drawings contains: Rockefeller middle, a beautiful image of recent artwork Deco kind; California's Shasta Dam, ranked as one of many nice civil engineering feats of the area; the Perisphere and Trylon from New York's 1939 World's reasonable; Taliesin-in-Arizona, Frank Lloyd Wright's breathtaking wintry weather domestic; and Denver's purple Rocks Amphitheater, a dramatic structure that comes with usual parts and rock formations. Plus, there are illustrations of the Empire country development, the United countries headquarters, airports, grain elevators, bomb shelters, and extra. Architects, draftsmen, and designers of every age will appreciate the sweetness and mind's eye during this fantastic volume.
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