American houses
Read Online
Share

American houses a variety of original designs for rural buildings by Samuel Sloan

  • 538 Want to read
  • ·
  • 52 Currently reading

Published by H.C. Baird in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1973. On 1 microfilm reel with other titles ; 35 mm. (American architectural books ; reel 87, no. 1187).

Statementby Samuel Sloan.
SeriesAmerican architectural books ;, reel 87, no. 1187.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 69000 (N)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination6 p., 14 leaves, 26 leaves of plates
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2793621M
LC Control Number83221933

Download American houses

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

My response to "A Field Guide to American Houses" is that of a lay person. However, the guide is the definitive reference book for architectural students. A lay person such as myself doesn't read the guide with the close reading strategies of an English teacher; rather, I read the book, and will continue reading it, through the lens of "place /5.   American architect Frank Lloyd Wright () revolutionized the American home when he began to design houses with low horizontal lines and open interior spaces. His buildings introduced a Japanese serenity to a country largely populated by Europeans, and his notions about organic architecture are studied even today. About American Murder Houses. There are places in the United States of America where violent acts of bloodshed have occurred. Years may pass—even centuries—but the mark of death remains. They are known as Murder Houses.   Early “American Dirt” blurbs from prominent writers, several of them Latinas (Sandra Cisneros, Erika Sánchez), have recently been underscored by book selfies from prominent Latina movie stars.

Ghosts in American Houses book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the introduction the other writes:One spring mornin /5. We publish books by Native American authors and we produce films with Native American themes. Including book features such as Navajo Spaceships by John Rustywire. : We publish experiences. On this site you will visit-- veritably sit at the knee of-- the Elders, the Old Ones, the Dreamkeepers, the Wisdomkeepers, the Spiritual.   American Houses is a historical guide to the architecture of the American home. While other architectural field guides show only façades, this book includes floor plans, showing how the form of a house arises from its function. Photographs and drawings of exteriors illustrate the significant field marks of each style and help pinpoint the key elements that can identify a 4/5(2). American house styles come in many shapes, some with architectural details borrowed from classical profiles, some unique to the New World. Distinguishing Features for 23 House Styles The story of these styles' evolution parallels the timeline of American history—a colony dependent on the Mother Country turns into an industrial nation with a Author: Alexandra Bandon.

O hand-picked house plans from the nation's leading designers and architects. With over 35 years of experience in the industry, we’ve sold thousands of home plans to proud customers in all 50 States and across Canada. Let's find your dream home today! About A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised). For the house lover and the curious tourist, for the house buyer and the weekend stroller, for neighborhood preservation groups and for all who want to know more about their community — here, at last, is a book that makes it both easy and pleasurable to identify the various styles and periods of American domestic architecture.   Urban Books is a well-known, mainstream indie book publisher that specializes in urban novels that focus on African American themes. The New York-based publishing company was established by Carl Weber in and features Urban Renaissance Books, Urban Soul, and Urban Christian Books. By starting each drawing with the same plan and adding the essential characteristics of each style, Baker ensures that the reader does not become confused by additions and later embellishments to the buildings. Each section of American House Styles begins with a historical overview of the period, followed by a concise commentary on each style.