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Buildings of Hawaii

Buildings of Hawaii


Hibbard, Don J. Buildings of Hawaii

Univ. of Virginia Press


Book ID: 87502

Don J. Hibbard delves into the development of the states distinct blending of the building traditions of the East and West within a subtropical island context. The first in-depth examination of the architecture of the Islands, Buildings of Hawaii covers structures from the early nineteenth century through the first decade of the new millennium. Included are Japanese temples, Chinese society halls, the only royal palaces in the United States, the earliest known reinforced concrete public buildings in the country, and the only nineteenth-century British-made iron bridge in the nation.

336 pp. Cl.