Atlanta Architecture: Art Deco to Modern Classic, 1929-1959

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Dr. Robert M. Craig defines the two distinct styles emerging between the 1920s and the 1960s'Art Deco and Modern Classic. A convincing commentary on these unique structures that have come to grace Atlanta.
ISBN: 9780882899619
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Georgia
Series: Atlanta Architecture
Images: 25
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 9 (w) x 12 (h)
A respected authority on modern architecture, Dr. Robert M. Craig is an accomplished writer and professor. He teaches at the College of Architecture at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, and he is the founding member of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Archietectural Historians, for which he has served as both president and treasurer. Dr. Craig is the past editor of the Southeastern College Art Conferenceís scholarly art journal, the Review, as well as the president of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association. Dr. Craigís professional focus is on the history of American and English nineteenth- and early twentieth-century architecture, eighteenth through early twentieth-century English gardens, Chinese gardens, furniture and interiors, and arts and crafts movements. He has contributed to, co-authored, and authored several books, including his own Atlanta Architecture: Art Deco to Modern Classic, 1929-1959, in which he defines and describes the two distinct styles emerging in that time period and comments on the unique structures that have come to grace Atlantaís streets. Dr. Craigís writings have also appeared in the Journal of American Culture, Studies in Popular Culture, Nineteenth Century Studies, Southern Accents, Southern Homes, and Art Papers. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in history from Principia College in St. Louis, Dr. Craig went on to get his M.A. in history at the University of Illinois and his Ph.D. in the history of architecture and urban development from Cornell University. He lives in Atlanta.
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