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A Progressive Traditionalist free pdf John M. Lyle (1872-1945) was an anomaly among architects: a Beaux-Arts classicist who nevertheless found much inspiration in modernism, allowing his own traditionalist practice to be affected in form and detail by a brave new emphasis on minimalism and indigenous influence. "A Progressive Traditionalist" traces this aesthetic trajectory, documenting Lyle's training at Yale and in Paris, his early career in New York and his later success in Toronto, including countless legendary banks and residences and the iconic Union Station. Part biography and part architectural history, and extensively illustrated with color photographs and drawings throughout, this book is the first to examine in depth the important contributions of one of the early twentieth century's foremost architects.

About Glenn McArthur

Glenn McArthur is a designer, photographer, author, and artist whose work has been exhibited in several galleries. He has worked as a graphic designer for advertising agencies and design studios in both New York City and Toronto. His book on the architect William Thomas received glowing reviews and numerous awards.

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Author : Glenn McArthur
Publisher : Coach House Books
Data Published : 15 September 2009
ISBN : 1552452182
EAN : 9781552452189
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 220 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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