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Buildings of Colorado Hardcover – Jul 1 1997

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  • Hardcover: 688 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (July 1 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195090764
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195090765
  • Product Dimensions: 17 x 4.1 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
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"The most ambitious survey of Colorado buildings ever published, and certainly the most fun."--Denver Post

"Will be a valued reference work for students of architecture and of Colorado history."--Western Historical Quarterly

"Some of the best and brightest writers and scholars in the field are behind this series....This looks like a classic series in the making."--Boston Globe

"A judicious melding of history and architectural description. The reader is provided with a wealth of architectural information, in adequate detail for the trained architect, while, at the same time, not overwhelming the uninitiated, but rather educating him in the richness of the descriptions."--The Denver Westerners --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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The fifth in an ongoing series of field guides to the buildings of the United States, commissioned from experts by the Society of Architectural Historians. Companion volumes are available on Alaska, DC, Iowa, Michigan, and Nevada, with another dozen in preparation. It's an invaluable project, the most ambitious of its kind since the WPA State guides of the 1930s, and it maps the terra incognita between the few major cities that have been professionally surveyed.
Colorado is more notable for natural wonders than architecture, and had little more to show than Mesa Verde 150 years ago. Noel provides an encyclopedic 600 pages of plans, photos, and commentary on boom towns-from those that have faded to those, like Denver, that have exploded. He is equally sympathetic to the best new work, but stumbles in his appraisal of an Ed Niles house-a controversial cluster of glass cubes in Vail-as he observes: "This eyecatcher revives the International Style in the Postmodern tradition of Richard Meier."
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There is much architecture to see in Colorado and Mr. Noel has eloquently documented the variety of buildings one might make a special trip to visit. I especially enjoyed the small town examples. For information on the bigger cities in Colorado, there are more complete guides to Architecture and history... read those too! Keep in mind, that the point of this book was to document those buildings which you could visit or experience; there aren't many examples of private residences or secure buildings. Buy this book and start to plan your road trips through Colorado!
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Amazon.com: HASH(0x984c3d8c) out of 5 stars 3 reviews
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HASH(0x984d1f3c) out of 5 stars a competent anthology of Colorado's public buildings Nov. 25 1998
By mwisneski@aol.com Mike Wisneski - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
There is much architecture to see in Colorado and Mr. Noel has eloquently documented the variety of buildings one might make a special trip to visit. I especially enjoyed the small town examples. For information on the bigger cities in Colorado, there are more complete guides to Architecture and history... read those too! Keep in mind, that the point of this book was to document those buildings which you could visit or experience; there aren't many examples of private residences or secure buildings. Buy this book and start to plan your road trips through Colorado!
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HASH(0x984d1fb4) out of 5 stars Buildings of Colorado Oct. 23 2002
By Michael Webb - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
The fifth in an ongoing series of field guides to the buildings of the United States, commissioned from experts by the Society of Architectural Historians. Companion volumes are available on Alaska, DC, Iowa, Michigan, and Nevada, with another dozen in preparation. It's an invaluable project, the most ambitious of its kind since the WPA State guides of the 1930s, and it maps the terra incognita between the few major cities that have been professionally surveyed.
Colorado is more notable for natural wonders than architecture, and had little more to show than Mesa Verde 150 years ago. Noel provides an encyclopedic 600 pages of plans, photos, and commentary on boom towns-from those that have faded to those, like Denver, that have exploded. He is equally sympathetic to the best new work, but stumbles in his appraisal of an Ed Niles house-a controversial cluster of glass cubes in Vail-as he observes: "This eyecatcher revives the International Style in the Postmodern tradition of Richard Meier."
HASH(0x9862f198) out of 5 stars Yet another excellent volume in the Buildings of America series May 18 2016
By David Arbogast - Published on Amazon.com
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Yet another excellent volume in the Buildings of America series, this covers the buildings of Colorado. The buildings constructed in Colorado are dominated by Denver and other Front Range cities. An attempt was made to represent all of Colorado in a comprehensive manner. The result is that western Colorado with its picturesque mining camp buildings is heavily represented and Denver is lightly represented. This is probably because most of the buildings in Denver are of recent origin and are very standard in their design and construction. If one is interested in Denver architecture in particular one might be disappointed here. However, as an overall effort, this is, by far, the most comprensive coverage of the architecture of Colorado.


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