Clues to American architecture
Titles in this Starrhill Press series are compact guides to various aspects of American arts, letters, culture, and history. Each thin but information-packed book is carefully researched and written, with line drawings, photographs, and an index.
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Adam style American Architecture applied sticks arched archi architect architectural firm Art Deco Arts and Crafts asymmetrical balconies balloon frames balustrade brick builders built Bungalow Burnham and Root California casement windows central chimneys Chicago clapboard classical Colonial colors columns commercial buildings contrast cornice country houses doors dormers eaves Eclectic style Ecole des Beaux-Arts elements end chimneys England entrance examples exterior facade flat floor Fogle frames Frank Lloyd Wright French gabled roof geometric Georgian houses glass Gothic Greek Revival Guide to American half-timbering horizontal I. M. Pei influenced International Style Italianate l9th landscape LOOK natural materials ornament panes pattern books pediment Philadelphia porches post and beam Postmodern Prairie house Queen Anne residences Revival style Richardsonian Romanesque Roman Revival San Francisco sculptural shapes shingled slopes sometimes space steeply pitched Stick Style stone structure stucco Sullivan tall tectural towers verandas Virginia walls Washington William wood York