By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

African-American architects were designing and construction homes and public constructions in view that 1865. even though lots of those buildings live to tell the tale at the present time, the architects themselves are almost unknown. This detailed reference paintings brings their lives and paintings to mild for the 1st time. Written through a hundred specialists starting from architectural historians to archivists, this booklet includes a hundred and sixty biographical, A-Z entries on African-American architects from the period of Emancipation to the top of worldwide warfare 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 pictures and comprises an appendix containing an inventory of constructions by way of geographic place and via architect.

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