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Paul R. Williams, architect

a legacy of style

by Karen E. Hudson

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Published by Rizzoli in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Williams, Paul R., 1894-1980 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Eclecticism in architecture -- California

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-239).

      StatementKaren E. Hudson ; introduction by David Gebhard.
      ContributionsWilliams, Paul R., 1894-1980.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA737.W527 H84 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1422703M
      ISBN 100847817636
      LC Control Number93033119

      Paul R. Williams, in full Paul Revere Williams, (born Febru , Los Angeles, California, U.S.—died Janu , Los Angeles), American architect noted for his mastery of a variety of styles and building types and for his influence on the architectural landscape of southern more than 3, buildings over the course of five decades, mostly in and around Los Angeles. I had heard of Paul R. Williams the architect prior to reading the book, but I was not aware of his huge impact upon the "California Style" of architecture. The fact that African American Paul Williams was able to design homes, offices, churches and hospitals with such distinction from the s until the late s, all while combating racism /5(15).

      - Paul R. Williams: A Collection of House Plans (California Architecture and Architects) by Paul R. Williams [books to buy] Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Paul R. Williams Architect: Karen E. Hudson: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store /5(3).

      The Will and the Way Paul R. Williams, Architect (Book): Hudson, Karen E.: Tells the story of the life and career of the first African American member and Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, who designed more than 3, buildings from the s to the s. Williams (architect) Paul Williams (architect) Paul R. WiIIIIInLS Barn Fabiumy IS. m Angeles. Califunna Bled Jnnnry 98E(Cddarun Weak th Sure YMCA. Lea lea Penn Reddoirn F tCbiuebafCtelet, Scisadat ~cno. Kevada I9S9Saka Fi~i Avrmr~ Besertyllille I94flPiirblodd Rio I nig Dewlapueni (joint wntwe) Golden Slate Muteal life.


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