What style is it? :a guide to American architecture /by John C. Poppeliers, S. Allen Chambers, Jr. ; Historic American Buildings Survey.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-225942

Description

ix, 152 p. : ill. ; 27 cm., Architectural style is defined as a definite type of architecture, distinguished by special characteristics of structure and ornament. This short reference provides examples of how pure styles vary by geographic region across the US.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture
Architektur.
Baustil.
Fèuhrer.

Originator

Poppeliers, John C.
Chambers, S. Allen.
Historic American Buildings Survey.

Contents

Early Colonial -- Georgian -- Spanish Colonial -- Federal -- Neoclassical -- Jeffersonian -- Greek Revival -- Gothic Revival -- Romanesque Revival -- Italianate -- Exotic Revivals -- Second Empire -- Stick Style -- Queen Anne -- Shingle Style -- Richardsonian Romanesque -- Rustic -- Beaux-Arts -- Classical Revival -- Chicago School -- Bungalows -- Prairie Style -- Period Houses -- Art Deco -- International Style -- Coda.

Publication

New York : John Wiley

Description

ix, 152 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Architectural style is defined as a definite type of architecture, distinguished by special characteristics of structure and ornament. This short reference provides examples of how pure styles vary by geographic region across the US.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-143) and index.
Gift of Stephen Kharfen, 2010.

ISBN

0471250368 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780471250364 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks NA705.P6 2003

Places

United States.
USA.

Edition

Rev. ed.

Variant Title

Guide to American architecture