From Tipi to Skyscraper: A History of Women in Architecture, 1973, VG SC
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From Tipi to Skyscraper: A History of Women in Architecture
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Notes: Very Good 8to 8 1/4" x 6 1/4" green pictorial perfectbound architecture history featuring a black-and-white illustration to front, black-and-white photograph of a house designed by Eleanor Raymond to back, white and black lettering to front, back, and spine, sunning and spot staining to spine, general shelf wear, slightly worn tips, very small light brown dot on page 126, otherwise unmarked throughout, clean, and tightly bound. 136 pp. replete with black-and-white archival photographs, floor plans, and technical drawings, five chapters titled, "Frontier Traditions: Pioneers and Indians," "Early American Period: The Domestic Domain," "Social Transition: From Domestic to Civic Domains," "Education of Women Architects: The Cambridge School," and "Contemporary Practice: The Role of Women Architects," footnotes at end of chapters, and Bibliography. From the Introduction: "This study will, first, document the historic contributions of women to American architecture; second, analyze the underlying social and economic reasons for the present situation; and third, propose ways of correcting and improving this situation by attracting more women to the profession of architecture." RARE. Acquired from the private library of photorealist, Robert Bechtle and art historian, Whitney Chadwick. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.