African American Architects

African American Architects

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African-American architects have been designing and building houses and public buildings since 1865. Although many of these structures survive today, the architects themselves are virtually unknown. This unique reference work brings their lives and work to light for the first time. Written by 100 experts ranging from architectural historians to archivists, this book contains 160 biographical, A-Z entries on African-American architects from the era of Emancipation to the end of World War II. Articles provide biographical facts about each architect, and commentary on his or her work. Practical and accessible, this reference is complemented by over 200 photographs and includes an appendix containing a list of buildings by geographic location and by architect.During the two summers he taught at Howard he took classes in interior decoration, arts, and ornamental decoration in New ... Black architect in Louisiana.1 Rousseve was an architect-academician with a strong preference for classical styles.

Title:African American Architects
Author:Dreck Spurlock Wilson
Publisher:Routledge - 2004-03-01


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