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8 edition of The Abrams Guide to American House Styles found in the catalog.

The Abrams Guide to American House Styles

by William Morgan

  • 149 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Abrams .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interior design,
  • Architecture,
  • Domestic,
  • Reference,
  • Residential,
  • U.S. Architecture - General,
  • Architecture / General,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Architecture, Domestic,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRadek Kurzaj (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11321562M
    ISBN 100810972301
    ISBN 109780810972308

    A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised): The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture. Architectural Style Guide Washington State Styles and Forms: – General Architectural Style/Form Guides: Baker, John Milnes. American House Styles: A Concise Guide. The Sarabande Press. New York, NY, Blumenson, John J.-G. Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles .

    American House Styles by John Milnes Baker / / English / PDF. Read Online MB Download "An engaging historical account and an attractive, practical resource." Booklist Related Architecture Books. Abrams Appleseed; Abrams Books for Young Readers; Amulet Books Academic Resources; Abrams Noterie; Journals; Nora Murphy's Country House Style. Making Your Home a Country House. By Nora Murphy with Deborah Golden, Photographs by Duanne Simon Amy Howard's Guide .

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Beautifully illustrated and The Abrams Guide to American House Styles book researched, this portable volume is a perfect companion for discerning house hunters and homeowners, realtors, design and construction students, and professionals. For anyone interested in architecture, The Abrams Guide to American House Styles Cited by: 2.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Abrams Guide to American House Styles” as Want /5. In the United States, there is a very rich history of producing field guides to American Domestic Architecture. So it was into this already crowded field that "The Abrams Guide to American House Styles" was published in In my opinion, if you are going to introduce a new book /5.

The Abrams guide to American house styles. [William Morgan; Radek Kurzaj; Ned Pratt; Richard E Olsen] -- This compact, easily accessible guide, the only book of its kind with all color photography.

The Abrams guide to American house styles. [William Morgan; Radek Kurzaj] -- The unique characteristics that make a house Gothic Revival, Deco, or any of the approximately 20 styles of domestic architecture common in the United States.

Even people interested in houses can rarely identify the style of their own homes with any precision. This unique book will allow readers to recognize the architectural features and style of virtually any house they encounter.

To create this guide, architect John Milnes Baker designed a simple, two-story house. “A style is a label that allows us to identify salient aspects of our history it expresses our worldview, our aspirations ” – William Morgan in “The Abrams Guide to American House Styles”.

According to Alan Gowans in “Styles and Types of North American Architecture”. This is a very cool short guide to American house styles from the beginning of European settlement to the present day. A wonderfully fun feature of this book is the author's use of a more-or-less standard floorplan throughout, with the clever superimposition of the various eras' styles over that, almost a pattern book /5(7).

The Architecture of American Houses by Pop Chart Lab. Next, an infographic from Part Select narrows the scope even further, featuring an array of popular European and American typologies.

Their graphic goes in depth, too, listing off key details that help define and distinguish different styles. The architectural photography of Radek Kurzaj has appeared in numerous international magazines and has been the basis of several books, including The Ranch House and The Abrams Guide to American House Styles Reviews: The Abrams Guide to American House Styles William Morgan, Author, Richard Olsen, Editor, Ned Pratt, Illustrator ABRAMS $40 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Radek Kurzaj’s architectural photographs have appeared in numerous international magazines and several books, including Abrams’ Cottages by the Sea, Living Large in Small Spaces, Colonial Houses, Treehouses of the World, and The Abrams Guide to American House Styles.

By William Morgan Harry N. Abrams,pp., hardcover $ Abrams calls this volume — which is an inch and a half thick, nine inches high, and seven inches wide — “the first compact and uncomplicated all-color-photo guide to understanding the unique characteristics that make a house Colonial or Craftsman, Modern, or Deco, or any of the other approximately 20 styles.

In House Styles in America, these classic examples illustrate the major movements that have shaped the American landscape. This beautifully illustrated tour of From saltboxes to split-levels, Victorian Ladies to Colonial Revivals, Prairie Styles /5(2).

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Reflecting American patriotism and a desire for simplicity, the Colonial Revival house style remained popular until the mids. Between World Wars I and II, Colonial Revival was the most popular historic revival house style. The American Small House. Slide 16 Specific historic events relating to the origins of the American Small House date from the s, when desperate economic times had crippled the housing industry.

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American. American Houses is a historical guide to the architecture of the American home. While other architectural field guides show only façades, this book includes floor plans, showing how the form of a house arises from its function. Photographs and drawings of exteriors illustrate the significant field marks of each style and help pinpoint the key elements that can identify a house 4/5(2).Imprint: Abrams Image Publication Date: Septem Price: $ ISBN: EAN: Page Count: Illustrations: more than 2-color illustrations Format: .