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One Hundred Country Houses: Modern American Examples - Scholar's Choice Edition
No preview available - 2015
A. C. BARTLETT ALFRED BUSSELLE American archi ARCHITECT architecture Art Nouveau AYMAR EMBURY AYMAR EMBURY II BARTLETT HOUSE beautiful brick BROOKLINE building built CASA DEL PONTE CHAPTER character Charles Barton Charles Barton Keen charm chimneys Classic Revival Colonial color columns Cope & Stewardson cornice COTTAGE country houses decorative delightful detail dining-room dormers Dutch E. S. HALL Elizabethan ELMER GREY employed England ENGLEWOOD English entrance examples exceedingly excellent exterior farm-house feature front gable-ends gables garden Gothic half-timber half-timber construction handling harmony Howard Shaw HUNT & ELMER influence interesting Italian Japanese JERSEY JOY WHEELER DOW kitchen LAKE GENEVA lines MASS materials modern motives MYRON HUNT PASADENA PELHAM MANOR pergola piazza picturesque placed Platt porch portion Renaissance RESIDENCE OF DR roof rooms second story shingles simple stone stonework stucco style terrace texture tion to-day treated treatment trellis unusual wall Wilson Eyre wings wood
Page 198 - One of the most interesting things which has lately been developed is a method of shingling roofs to produce the softness of a thatched roof. Sharp and angular lines are hard to disassociate from new buildings, and it is softness of outline and color which gives to old work its peculiar charm.
Page 3 - Here's a good tower; if it were changed thus: I could use it for mv church.
Page 15 - ARCHITECTURE by the growth of vines upon it, an invaluable link between the structure and grounds, conveying a sense of fitness of the house to the site.
Page 7 - Now, at last we have developed rationally and naturally an architectural style which may be fairly called our own.
Page 14 - The contrast between delicate shadows cast by the lattice-work and the heavy shadows of the cornices and projecting portions of the house makes it a particularly effective decoration, while forming, THK...