The Technology of historic American buildings : studies of the materials, craft processes, and the mechanization of building construction / H. Ward Jandl, editor.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-153856

Description

224 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Historic buildings
Building.
Building materials.

Originator

Jandl, H. Ward.

Contents

The historic development of hand forged iron builders' hardware / Donald Streeter -- Chicago balloon frame : the evolution during the 19th century of George W. Snow's system for erecting light frame buildings from dimension lumber and machine-made nails / Paul E. Sprague -- Inventing the I-beam : Richard Turner, Cooper & Hewitt and others / Charles E. Peterson -- Cast iron in American architecture : a synoptic view / Antoinette J. Lee -- The manufacture and use of architectural terra cotta in the United States / Robert C. Mack -- Decorative metal roofing in the United States / Mary B. Dierickx -- Economical painting : the tools and techniques used in exterior painting in the 19th century / Pamela W. Hawkes.

Publication

Washington, D.C. : Published by the Foundation for Preservation Technology for the Association for Preservation Technology

Description

224 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical notes and index.
Rodris Roth Library.

Call Number

Roth TH23.T431 1983

Places

United States.