Architecture and Democracy
by Claude Fayette Bragdon
Publisher: A. A. Knopf 1918
Number of pages: 242
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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