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By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

African-American architects were designing and development homes and public structures for the reason that 1865. even though lots of those constructions continue to exist this day, the architects themselves are almost unknown. This specified reference paintings brings their lives and paintings to gentle for the 1st time. Written by means of a hundred specialists starting from architectural historians to archivists, this e-book comprises one hundred sixty biographical, A-Z entries on African-American architects from the period of Emancipation to the top of global warfare II. Articles supply biographical evidence approximately each one architect, and remark on his or her paintings. sensible and obtainable, this reference is complemented through over two hundred pictures and contains an appendix containing an inventory of structures via geographic situation and by way of architect.

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