"Symbolic Essence" and Other Writings on Modern Architecture and American Culture (Paperback)
Yale University Press, 9780300094497, 344pp.
Publication Date: May 10, 2005
Generously illustrated, the book demonstrates the range and depth of Jordy’s thinking. He leads his readers to discover important connections of architecture with art, literature, intellectual history, symbolic structures, social purpose, and community. Mardges Bacon’s insightful introduction to the volume situates Jordy’s essays in historical and architectural context and offers a concise intellectual biography of this original and influential thinker.