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Architecture and Democracy by Claude Fayette Bragdon

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Architecture and Democracy
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Publisher: A. A. Knopf
ISBN/ASIN: B00B0XHMAW
Number of pages: 242

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This book has been written in the scant intervals afforded by the practice of the profession of architecture, so broadened as to include the study of abstract form, the creation of ornament, experiments with color and light, and such occasional educational activities as from time to time he has been called upon to perform at one or another architectural school.

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