American Vernacular Design, 1870-1940: An Illustrated Glossary

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985 - Building materials - 270 pages
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Contents

Cladding Materials
15
Roofs
36
Dormers
64
Copyright

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accent AIRPLANE BUNGALOW Amos Rapoport arches architecture architrave art glass ashlar balusters balustrade bargeboards bay window belt courses block boards brackets brick brickwork built bungalow Cape Cod central business districts chimney cladding clapboard clapboard siding clearstory colonial colonial revival color columns commercial buildings corbeled corner cornice cross-ventilation dentils design elements direct geometry door Doric dormer eaves edges elevations end-wall engaged column entablature entrance facade fascia fenestration floor frame French doors frieze front gable roof gambrel Georgian glass half-timber hip roof hipped cottage historic horizontal house types included integrated interior Italianate Katonah Latticework light lintels lustration mansard mansard roof masonry materials ments millwork Modillions moldings motifs movie theater mullions muntins often order of architecture oriel window ornament oval window overall Palladian window panels parapet party wall pattern pediment pergola piers pilasters placement planes platform frame polychromy porch porte-cochere portico Post-and-beam projecting purlins Queen Anne style quoins rails raking cornice Romanesque rowhouse rowlock rustic saltbox sash sash windows scroll saw shape shingle style shingles SHOTGUN HOUSE side sills soffits space stick style stickwork stone structure stucco style sunroom surface tent roof tern terra cotta texture tical Tie rods tion tower trance transom treatments triple decker Tuscan order usually vernacular architecture vernacular buildings vernacular design vertical vestibule visual Vitrolite wall water table wood

About the author (1985)

Herbert Gottfried is a professor emeritus at Cornell University and lives in Ithaca, New York.

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