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American Homes An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Domestic Architecture

ISBN-10: 1579122523
ISBN-13: 9781579122522
Edition: 2002 (Teachers Edition, Instructors Manual, etc.)
Authors: Lester Walker
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Description: Surveys American housing styles, from the Native Americans to the present day,roviding over one thousand drawings and diagrams for each house type.

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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 9/2/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Surveys American housing styles, from the Native Americans to the present day,roviding over one thousand drawings and diagrams for each house type.

Lester Walker is an award-winning architect and author of numerous books related to houses and architecture, including Little House of My Own, Housebuilding for Children and Block Building for Children. He has been a professor of architecture at City College of New York and has lectured and presented seminars at Harvard, MIT, UCLA, and the Rhode Island School of Design. His work has appeared in such magazines as House Beautiful, Time, House and Garden, Life, and Progressive Architecture. He lives in Woodstock, New York, where his architectural firm is based.

Preface
Introduction
The Indians
The Settlers
The Indians
Earth Lodge 300
Pueblo 700
Pole and Thatch 800
Tipi 1200
Longhouse 1400
Wigwam 1600
Hogan 1750
Plank House 1800
The Settlers
Spanish Cottage 1580
English Cottage 1623
Medieval 1635
Log Cabin 1638
Stone Ender 1640
Dutch Colonial 1650
Cross House 1650
Jacobean 1655
Garrison House 1660
Saltbox 1670
German Colonial 1675
Southern Colonial 1680
New England Farmhouse 1690
Plantation Colonial 1700
Cape Cod 1710
French Colonial 1720
Georgian 1720
Federal 1765
Jeffersonian Classicism 1770
Adam 1800
Regency 1815
Greek Revival 1820
Spanish Colonial 1825
Shaker 1830
Egyptian Revival 1835
Monterey 1835
Shacks and Shanties 1840
Early Gothic Revival 1840
Cottage 1845
Carpenter Gothic 1850
Steamboat Gothic 1855
Italian Villa 1855
Swiss Cottage 1855
Italianate 1855
Octagon 1860
False Front 1860
Renaissance Revival 1860
Stick 1865
Second Empire 1870
High Victorian Gothic 1875
Queen Anne 1880
Eastlake 1880
Richardsonian Romanesque 1885
Glossary
Bibliography
Index to Architects
Norman 1885
Shingle 1885
Baled Hay and Sod 1890
Chateausque 1890
Georgian Revival 1895
Mission 1895
Tudor 1900
Classic Revival 1905
Craftsmen 1905
Wrightian 1905
Bungalow 1910
Bay Region 1910, 1930, 1960
Prairie 1915
Pueblo Revival 1920
Colonial Revival 1925
Fantasy 1925
Spanish Colonial Revival 1925
Period 1930
International 1930
Art Moderne 1935
Northwestern 1945
Rammed Earth 1945
Quonset Hut 1945
Mobile Home 1950
California Ranch 1950
Meisian 1950
Prefabricated 1950
High Tech 1955
Roof Architecture 1955
A-Frame 1955
Contractor Modern 1955
Neocolonial 1955
Split Level 1960
Coverted Train Car 1960
Pole House 1960
Brutalism 1960
Free Form 1965
Geodesic Dome 1970
Modular 1970
Silo and Yurt 1970
Floating House 1970
New Shingle 1970
International Revival 1970
Inflatable 1975
Passive Solar 1975
Active Solar 1975
Earth Sheltered 1975
Post Modern 1978
Deconstruction 1988
Neomodern 1990
Everyday and the Ordinary 1992
Space 2000

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