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by Robert Craig

Author: Robert Craig
Subcategory: Architecture
Language: English
Publisher: Pelican Publishing (June 30, 1995)
Pages: 160 pages
Category: Photo and Art
Rating: 4.2
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One can become somewhat indignant reading Robert M. Craig’s Atlanta Architecture: Art Deco to. .

One can become somewhat indignant reading Robert M. Craig’s Atlanta Architecture: Art Deco to Modern Classic, 1929-1959. Indignant because this is just the first volume in a planned but never created series of books on the architectural history of Atlanta, the South’s largest city and a largely ignored one in terms of published architectural histories. Indeed, Dr. Craig mentions several times that this book covers only half the story of modernism in Atlanta from 1929 to 1959 as this book focuses only on Art Deco and Modern Classic (also known as Modern Classicism or Depression Modern).

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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Vol. 55 No. 4, De. 1996 (pp. 464-465) DOI: 1. 307/991188.

The Art Deco style building was designed by architect Francis Palmer Smith of the firm of Pringle and Smith. Atlanta Architecture: Art Deco to Modern Classic, 1929-1959. Craig, Robert Michael (2012). While the firm had designed many Beaux-Arts buildings in Atlanta, the Orr Building was one of the first two buildings designed by Pringle and Smith in the Art Deco style (alongside the William–Oliver Building, finished the same year). The building's namesake, W. W. (Wayman . Orr, was the president of the Atlanta Retail Merchants' Association for several years in the 1910s. It is currently part of the Emory University Hospital Midtown complex.

Atlanta Architecture Vol. I : Art Deco to Modern Classic, 1929-1959. Dr. Robert M. Craig defines the two distinct styles emerging between the 1920s and the 1960siArt Deco and Modern Classic.

Craig, Robert Michael (1995). The Architecture of Francis Palmer Smith, Atlanta's Scholar-architect. University of Georgia Press. ISBN 978-0-8203-2898-0 – via Google Books. Morris, Casie (May 2003). Downtown Tour of Lofts & Lifestyles". Atlanta: 12 – via Google Books. Gournay, Isabelle (1993). Sams, Gerald W. (e. AIA Guide to the Architecture of Atlanta. p. 23. ISBN 978-0-8203-1450-1 – via Google Books.

Robert M. Craig details the role of history in design for Smith and his generation . Craig details the role of history in design for Smith and his generation, who believed that architecture is an art and that ornament, cultural reference, symbolism, and tradition communicate to clients and observers and enrich the lives of both. He is the author of Bernard Maybeck at Principia College: The Art and Craft of Building, Atlanta Architecture: Art Deco to Modern Classic, 1929–1959, and coauthor, with Paul Goldberger, of John Portman: Art and Architecture.

Atlanta Architecture: Art Deco to Modern Classic, 1929-1959, Volume 1, Robert Michael Craig, . 1. The Architecture of Francis Palmer Smith, Atlanta's Scholar-Architect, Robert M. Craig. Atlanta magazine, May 2003,p. AIA Guide to the Architecture of Atlanta, Isabelle Gournay, . 3. v. t. e. Atlanta landmarks.

Robert Michael Craig, author of Atlanta Architecture: Art Deco to Modern Classic, 1929-1959, explains, "Art Deco's popular appeal was a product of its self-evident display of the art, rather than the science, of building

Robert Michael Craig, author of Atlanta Architecture: Art Deco to Modern Classic, 1929-1959, explains, "Art Deco's popular appeal was a product of its self-evident display of the art, rather than the science, of building. Deco was an art of sensual colorism, of decorative patterns, and of references to traditional ornamental forms. Deco details on the building's exterior include the "zigzag frieze. interlaced among floral patterns,'' and "a jazzy syncopation of chevrons,'' according to Craig

Dr. Robert M. Craig defines the two distinct styles emerging between the 1920s and the 1960s�Art Deco and Modern Classic. A convincing commentary on these unique structures that have come to grace Atlanta.