American Country Building Design

American Country Building Design
Author : Donald J. Berg
Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Total Pages : 160
Release : 2005
ISBN 10 : 1402723571
ISBN 13 : 9781402723575
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

American Country Building Design Book Description:

"Provides an excellent introduction as well as suggestions for using these plans to add architectural detail to your own excellent bibliography."--Victorian Homes "The best home, barn and landscape a charming book....[It] contains numerous original illustrations showing a wealth of construction details, site plans and plantings."--Fine Homebuilding This classic bestseller contains the finest collection of architectural designs from a bygone era--and it's a boon for anyone hoping to construct that dream house or add charming touches to a modern one. Hundreds of illustrations from actual 19th century building plans feature architects' blueprints and drawings, full-color photos, and more. The buildings range from humble farmers' cabins to summer getaway cottages for the rich, and there's plenty of detail work, including built-in shelves, dormers, and turned balusters. With this information, an architect could easily create anything shown on the pages.

Gender, Class, and Shelter
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Elizabeth C. Cromley, Carter L. Hudgins
Categories: Architecture
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Features 18 essays by scholars in the fields of folklore, architectural history, urban history, preservation, archaeology, and geography, tackling a variety of building types and interpretive issues within the broad themes of gender, economic and social institutions, ethnicity and race, popular culture, and rural and urban geographies. Bandw illustrations. Annotation
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Language: en
Pages: 528
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Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-09 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Isaac H. Hobbs
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-13 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Linda E. Smeins
Categories: Architecture
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Pages: 189
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