Classic Cracker: Florida's Wood-Frame Vernacular Architecture

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Pineapple Press Inc, 1992 - Architecture - 128 pages
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Winner of the 1993 LoPresti Award for excellence in art publishing

Cracker homes take the best advantage of the climate and terrain of Florida. This book provides a history of Florida wood-frame architecture, from the simplest "single-pen" homesteads to the latest homes at Seaside, and includes several floor plans for new adaptations of Classic Cracker architecture. Learn about the double-pen house, the classic dogtrot, the four-square Georgian, the Cracker townhouse, and much more with this exploration of Florida's orginal architecture.

Includes several floor plans for new adaptations of Classic Cracker architecture.

 

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CONTENTS
7
CHAPTER SEVEN
85
AFTERWORD
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Haase teaches architecture at the University of Florida. His designs for energy-efficient houses have won several awards from the Florida Solar Energy Center, the American Solar Energy Society, and the American Institute of Architects.

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