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American Houses The Architecture of Fairfax and Sammons

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ISBN-10: 0847828573

ISBN-13: 9780847828579

Edition: 2006

Authors: Mary Miers, Adele Chatfield-Taylor

List price: $60.00
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Anne Fairfax and Richard Sammons are at the forefront of a movement among architects today who draw inspiration from the wellspring of the classical traditions in architecture. They have developed a body of work that reflects and adheres to the long-held theories of proportion and order passed down through many past generations of scholarship and practice. The firm's office also served as the headquarters for Henry Hope Reid's Classical America, the only organization offering an alternative to modernist aesthetics until the establishment of the Institute of Classical Architecture in 1992. The twenty-four projects in this volume show the firm's consistent focus on classical architectural…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/7/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.246
Language: English

Mary Miers commutes between her home in the Scottish Highlands and the London offices of Country Life magazine, where she works as fine arts and books editor. Her books include American Houses: The Architecture of Fairfax & Sammons and The English Country House. Paul Barker is one of England's premier interior and architectural photographers, whose books include English Country House Interiors, England's Thousand Best Churches, and English Ruins.