American Architect and Architecture Volume 117

American Architect and Architecture Volume 117

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...price during the past year to $30 per thousand, when this brick could be selling at a profit of not more than $10 per thousand," remarked one of the architects. There is nothing on earth cheaper than clay, and with some financial co-operation home industries all along the line should be stimulated which would have the tendency to lower excessive rents. The housing situation is very acute. Bankers do not desire to loan funds in view of the high cost of material. It is believed that manufacturers of various interests should make every effort to rehabilitate the plants of production in building trades. Architects Warned to Be Registered The State Board of Examiners of Architects have just issued a circular of information for the registration of architects in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The act requires that any person residing in or having a place of business in this State who on July 12, 1918, was not engaged in the practice of architecture in the State of Pennsylvania, under the title of "architect," shall before engaging in the practice or being styled or known as an architect secure from the State Board of Examiners of Architects a certificate of his or her qualifications to practice under the title of "architect," and be duly registered. The circular gives detailed information regarding necessary qualifications for registration, examinations, rights of certificate holders, etc. Application blanks may be obtained from the "State Board of Examiners of Architects," Harrisburg, Pa. London's Housing and Building Problems A new solution for London's housing problem has been brought forward by Sir Martin Conway, who is spoken of by the newspapers as an authority on this subject, who has advocated the...show more

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  • Paperback | 564 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 993g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236872320
  • 9781236872326