American Vernacular Buildings and Interiors, 1870-1960
With more than 600 illustrations, this book interprets vernacular architecture as it emerged with the industrialization of building materials. It provides an overview of building and plan types for houses, commercial buildings, and churches, explaining the development of key design elements and how they have been incorporated into American architecture.
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Defining Modern Vernacular Buildings
Trading on the Imagery of Production and Design
Exterior 5 9
Gable Roof Cottage
Organic Cottage 759
Commercial and Business
Historical Glossary of Building Terms
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