Tuesday, March 31, 2009

New Book - Julia Morgan

Julia Morgan (January 20, 1872February 2, 1957) was an American architect. The architect of over 700 buildings in California,[1] she is best known for her work on Hearst Castle in San Simeon, California. Throughout her long career, she designed multiple buildings for institutions serving women and girls. She was the first woman to graduate from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
(From Wikipedia)

The library today received a book titled - Julia Morgan : Architect of Beauty
Author: Mark A. Wilson
Call Number NA737 M68 2007
Great illustrations - It looks like an interesting exploration of her life and career.

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