Bungalow Colors: Exteriors

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Gibbs Smith, 2002 - Architecture - 192 pages
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Bungalow Colors: Exteriors addresses the importance of color in Arts& Crafts architecture. Drawing on the works of such Arts & Crafts master as Greene & Greene, Stickley, and Wright, this new volume outlines the history of color within the Arts & Crafts movement. Schweitzer provides practical advice for integrating historically accurate colors today. Whether restoring an older bungalow or aiming to impart an authentic flavor to a new Arts & Crafts-style home, Bungalow Colors: Exteriors focuses on "outside" solutions. Schweitzer addresses exterior walls, windows, roofs, and other architectural features, plus body, trim, accents, stucco, shingles, and clapboards. It's everything an Arts & Crafts enthusiast is looking for to create a visually stunning bungalow exterior.
Robert Schweitzer teaches architectural history and historic preservation at Eastern Michigan University. He is an advisory board member for American Bungalow magazine and a columnist for Victorian Homes. He live in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Excellent book if you're restoring a bungalow, or just love the history of behind this architectural style. I've found it very useful for planning my own color scheme for the bungalow I'm currently ... Read full review

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When they were first built, many of the older American homes were quite colorful, with their architectural features enhanced by contrasting or complementary hues. Schweitzer, who teaches ... Read full review

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Robert Schweitzer teaches architectural history and historic preservation at Eastern Michigan University. He is an advisory board member for American Bungalow magazine and a columnist for Victorian Homes. He is the coauthor of America's Favorite Homes. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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