Log Cabin Studies

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USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Region, 1984 - Architecture - 124 pages
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Page 75 - Travels in the Great Western Prairies, the Anahuac, and the Rocky Mountains, and the Oregon Territory," " Travels in the California*," and " Scenes in the Pacific,
Page 56 - In anonymous architecture, these units of observation concern themselves with four aspects which emphasize the contrast to pre-designed or technological building: One: The unsupplemented use of native building materials and local construction skills. Two: Planning and massing as the result of specific unduplicable functional requirements and site conditions, regardless of symmetry or generally accepted taste canons.
Page 23 - An Overview of History in the Drainage Basin of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River.
Page 19 - William Arthur, ed. Log cabins and cottages ; how to build and furnish them, by practical architects and woodsmen.
Page 12 - But logs were scarce on the Plains and the walls were usually low — 5 to 7 feet high — and a door in the eave end would either have been very small and low or would have had to cut through the sill and plate logs, introducing structural instability. So, the main door was often in the middle of the gable end, thus taking advantage of a slightly higher wall.
Page 71 - The period between World War I and World War II saw a tremendous development in the use of educational surveys.
Page 20 - C. 1976 Hand-hewn: the art of building your own cabin. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.
Page 56 - ... they are common within, and peculiar to, one or more limited parts of the country; and (3) they are small and mean in comparison to some of their neighbors (Mercer 1975:1).
Page 14 - West, the single pen most commonly appears as a front-gabled structure with a single door in the front wall. In the "Anglo-western" cabin, a manufactured iron stove usually replaces the traditional chimney.
Page 16 - George E. 1973 The Saxon House as a cultural index in European ethnography . Moscow, Idaho: University of Idaho Press.

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