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Wilson, Richard Guy 1940-

Overview
Works: 104 works in 269 publications in 2 languages and 7,704 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Guidebooks  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Juvenile works  Local history  Biography  Biographies  Directories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other
Classifications: NK2110, 745.20973
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Most widely held works by Richard Guy Wilson
The machine age in America, 1918-1941 by Richard Guy Wilson( Book )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spine title: The machine age. Published in conjuction with a major exhibition that will tour the country after opening at the Brooklyn Museum, Oct. 17, 1986--Feb. 16, 1987
McKim, Mead & White, architects by Richard Guy Wilson( Book )

8 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern architecture in America : visions and revisions( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architecture of McKim, Mead & White in photographs, plans, and elevations by Mead & White McKim( Book )

11 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: " ... it surveys over 160 structures designed by the architects of McKim, Mead & White ... "
The Prairie School in Iowa by Richard Guy Wilson( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buildings of Virginia : Tidewater and Piedmont( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson's academical village : the creation of an architectural masterpiece by Thomas Jefferson( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson's design for the University of Virginia is widely hailed as a masterpiece. It is his greatest architectural accomplishment, the summation of his quest for intellectual freedom. The story of the University encompasses the political and architectural worlds as Jefferson struggled against great opposition to establish a new type of educational institution
The colonial revival house by Richard Guy Wilson( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public nature : scenery, history, and park design( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This diverse new collection of essays, written by scholars, practitioners, and public-land managers, considers the history of public park design, as well as the parks themselves as repositories of cultural values. In exploring the role design has played in these public spaces, the contributors look not only at noticeably planned, often urban, landscapes such as Central Park or Boston's Back Bay Fens but also at parks such as Yosemite with naturally occurring scenic qualities, which require less development. The essays present design as encompassing not simply a park's appearance--its buildings and landscape features--but also its functions, how it delivers a culturally significant experience to visitors. Much park design has been fed into or organized by systems promoting preservation (the National Park Service being only the most obvious example), and many of this book's contributors stress park design's relationship to preservation, as Americans have become aware of a natural heritage they identify with strongly and want to experience. Other essays treat such engaging topics as European influences on early American parks, the peculiar nature of U.S. regional parks, the effect of the automobile on the outdoor recreational experience, and--in an international context--parks and national identity
The AIA Gold Medal by Richard Guy Wilson( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creating the American past : essays on the colonial revival( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richmond's Monument Avenue by Sarah Shields Driggs( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Long hailed as a supreme example of American city planning, Monument Avenue is home to some of Richmond, Virginia's, most prestigious houses and distinguished architecture - and to the unique procession of statues from which the street takes its name. Initially planned in 1890 around a memorial to Robert E. Lee, over the next four decades the avenue evolved into a parade of statues honoring heroes of the Confederacy. In the mid-1990s, however, the dedication of a controversial memorial to African American tennis player Arthur Ashe signaled that Monument Avenue's meaning had broadened beyond commemorating the Lost Cause."
A guide to popular U.S. landmarks as listed in the National register of historic places( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights major landmarks in each of the fifty states and the nation's capital and lists other important historic sites in each
University of Virginia by Richard Guy Wilson( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson's academical village : the creation of an architectural masterpiece( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village offers a comprehensive look at Jefferson's design for the University, at how it came into being, at the different perceptions of its successes and failures, and at the alterations that have taken place down through the years. The revised edition incorporates research that has been ongoing since the book first appeared in 1993, and includes a preface by Richard Guy Wilson, essays on architecture and education and the Lawn, additional architectural drawings and historic photographs, a foreword by President John T. Casteen III, and numerous color illustrations. - Publisher
Victorian resorts and hotels : essays from a Victorian Society autumn symposium( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From architecture to object : masterworks of the American arts & crafts movement by Richard Guy Wilson( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Slovenian and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 copies located in Circulation
The decoration of houses by Edith Wharton( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The wave of recent attention to Edith Wharton as an arbiter of taste and correct usage in the making of domestic interior rooms and to Ogden Codman, Jr., as a revivalist architect of the first rank has made their reputations in those fields seem more secure than ever." "Yet the original text of The Decoration of Houses continues without revision as an authentic classic; it can be argued that this book is the most important of its kind ever published. Its carefully reasoned chapters on such aspects of house interiors as fireplaces, ceilings and floors, halls and stairs, are of greatest value to professionals and serious amateurs concerned with interiors." "This revised edition of "Wharton-Codman" includes several new features appended to the original text which indicate that the ideals of the authors have a lively continuing tradition - not only in private homes but in important new public interiors. In his introduction, Henry Hope Reed assays the current importance of The Decoration of Houses. And in a revealing and useful adaptation of a classroom lecture, the architect Alvin Holm carefully advises students (and others who may use this book) as to the best employment of The Decoration of Houses as a textbook."--Jacket
Edith Wharton at Home : Life at The Mount by Richard Guy Wilson( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At once a leader and a recorder of the glamorous Gilded Age society, Edith Wharton is at the pinnacle of American literature and social history. The Mount, her summer "cottage" in the Berkshires, was essential to her success, filled with gatherings of literary figures and artists, and this book documents the story of her life there"--
Harbor Hill : portrait of a house by Richard Guy Wilson( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The machine age in America, 1918-1941
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Richard Guy Wilson

Richard Guy Wilson American architectural historian

Richard Guy Wilson Amerikaans historicus

Wilson, Richard G.

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The architecture of McKim, Mead & White in photographs, plans, and elevationsBuildings of Virginia : Tidewater and PiedmontThe colonial revival houseRe-creating the American past : essays on the colonial revivalRichmond's Monument AvenueA guide to popular U.S. landmarks as listed in the National register of historic placesUniversity of VirginiaThomas Jefferson's academical village : the creation of an architectural masterpiece