A field guide to American houses :the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture /Virginia Savage McAlester ; with drawings by Suzanne Patton Matty and photographs by Steve Clicque ; revised and expanded from the original edition written by Virginia and Lee McAlester ; with drawings by Lauren Jarrett and model house drawings by Juan Rodriguez-Arnaiz.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-288276

Description

xxv, 848 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm, A comprehensive guide to domestic architecture. Focusing on dwellings in urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural locations all across the continental United States, this guide provides in-depth information on the essentials, with facts and frames of reference that will enable you to look in a fresh way at the houses around you.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture, Domestic
Architecture, Domestic.

Originator

McAlester, Virginia, 1943-
Matty, Suzanne Patton, illustrator
Clicque, Steve, photographer.
McAlester, A. Lee (Arcie Lee), 1933-
Jarrett, Lauren, illustrator.
Rodriguez-Arnaiz, Juan, illustrator.

Contents

Looking at American houses -- Folk houses -- Colonial houses (1600-1820) -- Romantic houses (1820-1880) -- Victorian houses (1860-1900) -- Eclectic houses (1880-1940) -- English and Anglo-American period houses -- French period houses -- Mediterranean and Spanish period houses -- Modern houses (1900-present) -- Early modern -- Bankers modern -- Mainstream modern -- Styled houses since 1935.

Description

xxv, 848 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
A comprehensive guide to domestic architecture. Focusing on dwellings in urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural locations all across the continental United States, this guide provides in-depth information on the essentials, with facts and frames of reference that will enable you to look in a fresh way at the houses around you.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Complimentary copy, 2013.

ISBN

9781400043590 (hc.)
140004359X (hc.)

Call Number

Stacks NA7205.M35 2013

Material Type

Guidebooks.

Places

United States
United States.

Edition

Revised and expanded edition/second edition.