The National Park Architecture Sourcebook

The National Park Architecture Sourcebook

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qIn one accessible, engaging, and easy-to-use volume readers will find historical context, directions, factual information, and analytical architectural analysis for more than two hundred places of interest across the United States. The traveler (armchair, behind the wheel, or on foot), the researcher (seeking a comprehensive view of some of America's greatest ideas and accomplishments), and the architect and landscape architect (seeking sources of inspiration) will find a rewarding journey inside this book.q--BOOK JACKET.Beginning at the Chickamauga Visitor Center, a seven-mile seasonally ranger- led or self-guided auto tour reaches major points of interest on the battlefield. ... is the starting point for a walking tour of major points of Lookout Mountain Battlefield and scenic Point Park at the mountaina#39;s tip. ... Near the gate is the most dramatic of the many battlefield monuments, the 95-foot-high New York Peace Monument, anbsp;...

Title:The National Park Architecture Sourcebook
Author:Harvey H. Kaiser
Publisher:Princeton Architectural Press - 2008-03-20


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