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” An appealing historic account and an appealing, useful resource.”– Booklist
Colonial, Neoclassical, Queen Anne, Artisan– what identifies one architectural design from another? This special book will enable readers to acknowledge the architectural functions and design of essentially any home they come across. Here, designer John Milnes Baker describes the historic, cultural, and technical impacts that formed each of these designs and much more. Organized in durations, from Early Colonial (1600– 1715) to the Modern Motion (1920– 60) and beyond, this trip of America’s diverse property architecture is rendered in elevation illustrations that specifically highlight the essential qualities of each design.
Almost 25 years given that the initial publication of American Home Styles, this upgraded edition consists of a brand-new beginning and home designs from the mid-1990s to today– from the fluctuate of the McMansion to energy-efficient, regionally affected houses. The illustrations, now in color, are more wonderful than ever in a brand-new, bigger format. This an essential volume for anybody thinking about architecture or including a little bit of design to their house.
Color illustrations throughout