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A field guide to American houses : the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture
Title:
A field guide to American houses : the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture
ISBN:
9781400043590
Physical Description:
xxv, 848 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents:
Looking at American houses -- Folk houses -- Colonial houses (1600-1820) -- Romantic houses (1820-1880) -- Victorian houses (1860-1900) -- Eclectic houses (1880-1940) -- English and Anglo-American period houses -- French period houses -- Mediterranean and Spanish period houses -- Modern houses (1900-present) -- Early modern -- Bankers modern -- Mainstream modern -- Styled houses since 1935.
Abstract:
A comprehensive guide to domestic architecture. Focusing on dwellings in urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural locations all across the continental United States, this guide provides in-depth information on the essentials, with facts and frames of reference that will enable you to look in a fresh way at the houses around you.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.