Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, 1600-1945

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1981 - Architecture - 118 pages
This guide enables the reader to identify various styles and architectural terms by comparing real buildings with the book's photographs. Intended primarily for tourists and travellers, it covers a wide variety of styles including Spanish, colonial, prairie, Georgian and international. The book also explores details such as rooves, porches, windows and chimneys.
 

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Contents

Mission
4
Roman Classicism
22
ltalian Villa
35
Shingle
60
Art Deco
77
Orders 82
82
Roof details
95
Windows
108
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