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By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

African-American architects were designing and construction homes and public constructions seeing that 1865. even if a lot of those buildings live on this present day, the architects themselves are nearly unknown. This targeted reference paintings brings their lives and paintings to gentle for the 1st time. Written through a hundred specialists starting from architectural historians to archivists, this ebook includes a hundred and sixty biographical, A-Z entries on African-American architects from the period of Emancipation to the top of worldwide battle II. Articles supply biographical proof approximately each one architect, and remark on his or her paintings. useful and available, this reference is complemented through over 2 hundred photos and contains an appendix containing a listing of constructions through geographic place and by way of architect.

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