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by Addison Mizner

Author: Addison Mizner
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Dover Publications; Revised ed. edition (December 11, 1992)
Pages: 240 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.1
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In the 1920s Mizner was the best-known and most-discussed living American architect. 5 Palm Beach, Florida, which he "transformed", was his home, and most of his houses are there.

This book FLORIDA ACHITECTURE OF ADDISON MIZNER provides the reader with photographs of the artistic genius and enormous gift of Addison Mizner's Spanish style designs throughout Florida!

This is a good, historic representation of the life and work of Addison Mizner. The Author has made an excellent attempt to capture the style of the Designer. The book lacks any color photographs, drawings or elevations that is expected in a book dealing with Architecture.

Dover books on architecture. Mizner personally autographed 100 copies of a special deluxe, gold-tooled, bound and slipcased Edición Imperial of Florida Architecture of Addison Mizner for friends and clients. THE TEN BOOKS OF ARCHITECTURE, Leon Battista Alberti. LUXURY APARTMENT HOUSES OF MANHATTAN, Andrew Alpern. Certainly Alice A. DeLamar well deserved the tribute.

The charismatic Addison Mizner was one of the most famous architects in America-at least among the social elite-in the 1920s

The charismatic Addison Mizner was one of the most famous architects in America-at least among the social elite-in the 1920s. Though he was not formally educated in architecture, Mizner trained under Willis Jefferson Polk, the San Francisco designer who oversaw the construction of the Panama–Pacific International Exposition, or the 1915 World’s Fair, before moving to New York, where he mingled with the wealthy.

Start by marking Florida Architecture of Addison Mizner as Want to. .This lavishly illustrated volume recaptures the genius of Addison Mizner

Start by marking Florida Architecture of Addison Mizner as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. This lavishly illustrated volume recaptures the genius of Addison Mizner. It contains over 180 photographs - both interiors and exteriors - depicting more than 30 residences, including Mizner's own, plus those of Harold Vanderbilt, Rudman Wanamaker, A. J. Drexel Biddle, J. Edward Shearson, Mrs. Hugh Dillman, and many more. Loved that this book had just enough info on Mr Mizner to keep me interested - and now when I drive along Palm Beach, I'll be able to point out his homes! I will never understand why anyone would want to destroy one of his designs!

Addison Mizner did not have formal training in architecture. When Mizner moved to Florida, Boca Raton was a tiny, unincorporated town.

Addison Mizner did not have formal training in architecture. He apprenticed with Willis Jefferson Polk in San Francisco and worked as an architect in the New York area after the Gold Rush, yet he could never master the task of drawing blueprints. When he was 46, Mizner moved to Palm Beach, Florida because of his ill health. With an entrepreneur's spirit, the eager developer aspired to transform it into a luxurious resort community. In 1925, he and his brother Wilson started Mizner Development Corporation and purchased more than 1,500 acres, including two miles of beach.

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Reprint of rare, handsome volume illustrates more than 30 Florida residences designed by great architect in imaginative adaptations of Spanish Colonial style. Also, such landmark creations as the Everglades Club, Via Parigi, the Singer Building, The Cloister at Boca Raton, the Riverside Baptist Church at Jacksonville, and many more. Nonfiction Architecture. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

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An architect who excelled at transforming an architectural fantasy into a practical, livable home, Addison Mizner was one of the most original and influential designers America has produced. The houses, clubs, and shops he built for the wealthy of Palm Beach and Boca Raton, Florida, evince a brilliant grasp of how to blend a building with the environment, how to adapt it to the climate and how to situate it in order to make the best use of the elements of sea, light, and air.This lavishly illustrated volume recaptures the genius of Addison Mizner. It contains over 180 photographs — both interiors and exteriors — depicting more than 30 residences, including Mizner's own, plus those of Harold Vanderbilt, Rudman Wanamaker, A. J. Drexel Biddle, Jr., Edward Shearson, Mrs. Hugh Dillman, and many more. Also covered are such landmark Mizner creations as the Everglades Club, Via Parigi, the Singer Building, The Cloister at Boca Raton, the Riverside Baptist Church at Jacksonville, and many others.A superb appreciation by author and journalist Ida M. Tarbell offers fascinating glimpses into Mizner's early life and background, and how it prepared him to develop architecture that "belonged" in the Florida landscape. Inspired by the beauty and charm of the villas and palaces of the Mediterranean, Mizner designed in a Spanish Colonial style far better suited to the subtropical sun and climate of Florida than the transplanted houses of the North at first so common in the state. A new Introduction by Mizner scholar Donald W. Curl offers an additional appreciation of the architect and his innovative and imaginative conceptions, which continue to win new admirers among connoisseurs of classic design.Reproduced from a rare edition much sought after by collectors, this inexpensive volume will be welcomed by architects, students and historians of architecture — and anyone interested in the life and achievements of Addison Mizner.