American House Styles: A Concise Guide

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W. W. Norton & Company, Jul 1, 2002 - Architecture - 190 pages
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How and where did different architectural styles develop? America has an abundance of fascinating and varied house styles, as fascinating and diverse as its people.
  

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This is a very cool short guide to American house styles from the beginning of European settlement to the present day. A wonderfully fun feature of this book is the author's use of a more-or-less ... Read full review

Contents

PALATIAL PALACES 18801930
91
INDIGENOUS STYLES 18801930
107
REMINISCENT STYLES 18801940
117
THE MODERN MOVEMENT 19201960
137
NOVELTY AND DIVERGENCE 19601990s
159

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John Milnes Baker is an architect specializing in residential design. He is also the author of How to Build a House with an Architect.

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