The Building and The Book: Architectural Publishing in America

The Building and The Book: Architectural Publishing in America

28 February 1986

Victoria Newhouse, Chairperson

 

11:45-1:15 - Lunch (participants)

 

1:30-1:50 - Introduction

Robert A.M. Stern, Victoria Newhouse

 

1:50-2:15 - Charles B. Wood, "The Beginnings: Architectural Publishing in America, 1776-1840"

 

2:15-2:40 - Mosette Broderick, "From Pattern Books to Promotional Press, 1840-1895"

 

2:40-3:05 - Richard Cheek, "Selling Architecture: Promotional Literature, 1895-1941"

 

3:05-3:30 - Keith Morgan, "Writing on Architecture: History and Criticism, 1895-1941"

 

3:30-3:55 - John Frazier, "The Making and Selling of Architectural Books in America, 1895-1945"

 

3:55-4:20 - BREAK

 

4:20-4:25 - Introduction

Victoria Newhouse

 

4:25-4:50 - Spiro Kostof, "Burnham and the Barn: Book Trends, 1945 to the Present"

 

4:50-5:15 - Victoria Newhouse, "Prodigy of Publishing: The Economics of Architectural Books, 1945 to the Present"

 

5:15-6:00 - Discussion

Followed by reception