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‼ Zero dollar ⇈ A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised): The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture  ⁙ Book Author Virginia Savage McAlester ₆ ‼ Zero dollar ⇈ A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised): The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture ⁙ Book Author Virginia Savage McAlester ₆ Here at last the fully expanded, updated, and freshly designed second edition of the most comprehensive and widely acclaimed guide to domestic architecturein print since its publication in 1984, and acknowledged everywhere as the unmatched, essential reference to American houses Focusing on dwellings in urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural locations all across the continental United Stateshouses built over the past three hundred years reflecting every social and economic backgroundthis guide provides in depth information on the essentials of domestic architecture with facts and frames of reference that will enable you to look in a fresh way at the houses around you With than 1,600 detailed photographs and line illustrations, and a lucid, vastly informative text, it will teach you not only to recognize distinct architectural styles but also to understand their historical significance What does that cornice signify Or that porch The shape of that door The window treatment When was this house built What does the style say about its builders and their eras You ll find the answers to these and myriad other questions in this encyclopedic and eminently practical book Here are than fifty styles and their variants, spanning seven distinct historical periods Each style is illustrated with a large schematic drawing that highlights its most important identifying features Additional drawings and photographs provide, at a glance, common alternative shapes, principal subtypes, and close up views of typical small detailswindows, doors, cornices, etc.that can be difficult to see in full house illustrations The accompanying text explains the identifying features of each style, describing where and in what quantity they can be found, discussing all of its notable variants, and tracing their origin and history The book s introductory chapters provide invaluable general discussions of construction materials and techniques, house shapes, and the various traditions of architectural fashion that have influenced American house design through the past three centuries A pictorial key and glossary simplifies identification, connecting easily recognized architectural featuresthe presence of a tile roof, for exampleto the styles in which that feature is likely to be found Among the new material included in this edition are chapters on styles that have emerged in the thirty years since the previous edition a groundbreaking chapter on the development and evolution of American neighborhoods an appendix on approaches to construction in the twentieth and twenty first centuries an expanded bibliography and 600 new photographs and line drawings throughout Here is an indispensable resourceboth easy and pleasurable to usefor the house lover and the curious tourist, for the house buyer and the weekend stroller, for neighborhood preservation groups, architecture buffs, and everyone who wants to know about their own homes and communities It is an invaluable book of American architecture, culture, and history. 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    • A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised): The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture
    • 3.1
    • 257
    • Kindle
    • 140004359X
    • Virginia Savage McAlester
    • English
    • 02 June 2017

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