Great American Homes: William T. Baker: William T. Baker

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Images Publishing, 2012 - Architecture - 285 pages
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This book features an insightful introduction which contributes to a deeper understanding of the history of classical architecture in the USA Great American Homes: William T. Baker is IMAGES' third monograph on this outstanding new classicist. William T. Baker's work is inspired by the bounty of classical architecture found in the grand homes of the southern United States, particularly the state of Georgia. The hallmarks of his architecture are extraordinary attention to details of craftsmanship and construction, and a keen eye for scale and proportion. Throughout the pages of this richly illustrated book, we meet the families who have entrusted him with their dreams and visions and whose trust has been rewarded with classically inspired homes of grace and beauty. His work contributes greatly to some of the most aesthetically pleasing residences being built in the United States today. Also available: Great American Homes ISBN: 9781864704341
 

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Contents

Foreword
8
Willow Oak Farm
28
Woodland Hills Manor
47
South of France
73
A Familys Mountain Retreat
95
Glen Devon House
110
Memories of England
133
A Marsh Home on Sea Island
146
A Designers Own Home
160
Hudson House
189
Lotus House
217
Let the Party Begin
254
Chattahoochee Low Country House
267
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About the author (2012)

Jim Lockhart has been photographing the architectural history of Georgia for more than 30 years. As photographer for the State of Georgia Historic Preservation Division, he has documented more than 2,000 nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. In 2002 he received an Honor Award from AIA Georgia for his contributions to historic preservation.

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