First published in 1922, this classic encyclopedia contains more than 1,200 plans, elevations, and perspective views. Its European and American buildings range from Renaissance structures to those of the 20th century. This inexpensive new edition represents a priceless resource for architectural historians and students of urban design.
A major figure in modern architecture and city planning, German-born Werner Hegemann (1881-1936) conducted an international range of activities as a lecturer, consultant, and planner of residential developments. Landscape architect and planner Elbert Peets joined Werner Hegemann in 1916 to develop Kohler, a Wisconsin company town, along with other suburban communities.