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Anne of Brittany archi architect architecture of Germany arrangement bath-room beautiful bedrooms belong better Bond's Hospital brick Brittany building built carved cathedral glass CHAPTER character Chateau client closet color connection construction cost Courcy decorative forms developed dining-room domestic architecture door doorway dormers Dutch mantels early examples exterior fifteenth finish fireplace floor plan France Front Elevation gables Gothic Greek temple half-timber hall hard wood HOUSE PLANS house-building idea illustration interesting interior Josselin kind kitchen large number Leaded Glass mantel MATERIALS AND DETAILS modern Morlaix mouldings natural Old Colonial outline parlor picture picturesque Pierrefonds placed plain surfaces porch refined Renaissance Roman Roman architecture Romanesque architecture roof satisfactory second floor Second Story selected shingles shows side sideboard sitting-room sixteenth century spirit splendid stained stair stairway stone structure style taste tecture thing thirteenth century tile to-day twelfth century ugly wainscoting walls water-closet woodwork
Page 27 - In architecture alone men look back upon the masterpieces of the past not as points of departure but as ultimate attainments, content, for their own part, if by recombining the elements and reproducing the forms of these monuments they can win from an esoteric circle of archaeologists the praise of producing some reflex of their impressiveness.
Page 131 - NOTWITHSTANDING the many works which have heretofore been published on the subject of Architecture, there has none yet appeared, intended exclusively for the operative workman. It is therefore thought proper, to present to the industrious and ingenious a book of original designs...
Page 9 - We have onlv to consider the conditions in nation? which do more artistic building, to appreciate the reason for our lack of success. Our architects are not so well educated nor are the people so appreciative. The community or the individual that builds must have a certain amount of artistic appreciation and the architect must have artistic training and intelligent public sympathy.
Page 309 - ... but (the Cardinal has spoken to you about the great event) if that comes off, of which, between ourselves, whatever the world may say, I believe there is no sort of doubt, we should not think of being absent from Rome for a day during the Council.' ' Why ! it may last years,' said Lothair. ' There is no reason why it should not last as long as the Council of Trent. It has in reality much more to do.
Page 345 - The spirit of domesticity is a dominant force in our time. The love of home is a sentiment high enough and strong enough to form the nucleus of great art.
Page 147 - SITTING-ROOM. unprotected openings into a room which, merely for the purpose of designation, is named a library, or to other rooms, the openings to which are often filled with ropes, strings, or spindle work, so that in fact there is only one great room on the main floor, other than the kitchen and dining-room. This is the cxtremest form of the reception hall, and it makes a second-floor sitting-room a necessity.