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Ferriss, Hugh

Ferriss, Hugh (1889–1962). Distinguished American architectural draughtsman and visionary, his images of skyscrapers in which ornament was suppressed were influential, and best seen in The Metropolis of Tomorrow (1929). His Power in Buildings: An Artist's View of Contemporary Architecture (1953) was an important record of some of his later work. His impact on the development of architecture in the USA in the 1920s was considerable.

Bibliography

Ferriss (1929, 1953);
Leich (1980)

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