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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146690

Description

313 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Carpentry and building.
Architecture Competitions History 19th century.
Architecture Competitions History 20th century.
Architecture, Domestic
Middle class Dwellings History 19th century.
Middle class Dwellings History 20th century.

Originator

Jennings, Jan, 1946-

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.

Publication

Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press

Description

313 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-303) and index.

ISBN

157233360X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781572333604 (hardcover : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks NA2340.J46 2005

Material Type

Designs and plans.

Places

United States

Edition

1st ed.