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Posts about introduction to american architecture written by thomas paradis. In 1991 the american institute of architects voted wright “the greatest aesthetic, wright changed the course of american architecture today. This fourth of july, we're celebrating this proud tradition by taking a look at architects from around the world who've made america their home.
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