Parkitecture in Western National Parks


Subject:
National Parks & Forests , Architecture by Place , Architecture , National Parks , History , United States

Description:
Review of early 20th century rustic design and naturalism in architecture in national parks in western states. "Architects, landscape architects and engineers combined native wood and stone with convincingly 'native' styles to create visually appealing structures that seemed to fit naturally within the majestic landscapes." Includes images of gateways, transportation systems, hotels, and more in parks such as the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and Denali. From the National Park Service (NPS).

Publisher:
National Park Service (NPS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nps.gov/history/hdp/exhibits/parkitect/


PID= res:lii-21767