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Compacting civic and sacred

Modern Architecture and the Sacred : Religious Legacies and Spiritual Renewal

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... Tower.Photograph by Stephen Gage.Imbued with sacred overtones and expressive of both tradition and aspiration, Gothic models were especially attractive to educational leaders. Unlike the piecemeal Victorian Gothic buildings of earlier...

Daylight rules the modern building

Stephen Eskilson

Stephen Eskilson is Professor of Art History at Eastern Illinois University. He is coauthor of Frames of Reference: Art History and the World (2003) and author of Graphic Design a New History (2007 & 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Age of Glass : A Cultural History of Glass in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... or Gage group on Michigan Avenue in Chicago (figure 3.4). While Holabird & Roche won the contract for these three millinery establishments, the owner insisted that Sullivan design the facade for the northernmost, tallest structure (it...