Download e-book for iPad: AIA Guide to Chicago (3rd Edition) by American Institute of Architects Chicago

By American Institute of Architects Chicago

ISBN-10: 0738722324

ISBN-13: 9780738722320

An unprecedented architectural powerhouse, Chicago deals viewers and natives alike a landscape of types and types. The 3rd version of the AIA advisor to Chicago brings readers modern on ten years of dynamic alterations with new entries on smaller initiatives in addition to showcases just like the Aqua construction, Trump Tower, and Millennium Park.Four hundred pictures and thirty-four particularly commissioned maps make it effortless to discover all the one thousand-plus featured structures, whereas a finished index organizes constructions by means of identify and architect. This version additionally beneficial properties an creation offering an quintessential evaluation of Chicago's architectural heritage.

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