Designing the Good Life Norman M. Giller and the Development of Miami Modernism by SARAH GILLER NELSON

Cover of: Designing the Good Life | SARAH GILLER NELSON

Published by University Press of Florida .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Modernist design & Bauhaus,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Architecture,
  • Individual Architect,
  • U.S. Architecture - South,
  • Architecture / Individual Architect,
  • 20th century,
  • Buildings, structures, etc,
  • Florida,
  • Giller, Norman M.,
  • Miami,
  • Miami (Fla.),
  • Themes, motives

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11348885M
ISBN 100813030714
ISBN 109780813030715
OCLC/WorldCa81860515

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