Architecture requires a broad definition. It involves more than simply questions of style, esoteric theory, or technical progress; it is the physical record of a culture's relationship to its technology and the land, and, most important, of the system of values concerning men's relationships with one another. Hence this volume, like my Concise Hist

chapter I|13 pages

The Land and First Homes

chapter II|11 pages

Transplantations in the New World

chapter III|21 pages

Building a New Nation

chapter V|99 pages

Age of Enterprise

chapter VI|179 pages

The Search for Order

chapter VII|49 pages

Dichotomy: Tradition and Avant-Garde

chapter VIII|131 pages

Pure Function, Pure Form

chapter |32 pages


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