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American Vernacular Buildings and Interiors: 1870-1960

American Vernacular Buildings and Interiors: 1870-1960

Herbet Gottfried, Jan Jennings

ISBN: 978-0-393-73262-7

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320 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Description

A comprehensive examination of American vernacular buildings.

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.

620 illustrations.