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Cheap and tasteful dwellings : design competitions and the convenient interior, 1879-1909 / Jan Jennings.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Jennings, Jan, 1946-
Publication
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press
Contents
Body of architects-competitions and competitors -- Cooperative competition -- Cooperative patterns -- Procedures -- Critical drawings -- Buildings -- Cooperative competition -- Practical architects -- Expectations and incentives -- Winners, near winners, and losers -- Education and training -- Learning drawing -- The shape of practice -- Professionalization -- Practices -- The business of architecture -- Body of work-cheap and tasteful dwellings -- Parallel constructs -- Separate paradigms -- Convenient arrangement -- The plan and the floor plan -- Competitions -- Drawing convenience -- Practical cottages -- Pictorial and convenient -- Compositions -- Costs of cottages and convenience -- Drawing cottages.
Date
c2005.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
313 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-303) and index.
ISBN
157233360X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781572333604 (hardcover : alk. paper)
GUSN
146690
Call Number
Stacks NA2340.J46 2005
Descriptive terms
Architecture Competitions History 19th century.
Architecture Competitions History 20th century.
Architecture, Domestic
Carpentry and building.
Middle class Dwellings History 19th century.
Middle class Dwellings History 20th century.
Material Type
Designs and plans.
Places
United States

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