By Henry Atterbury Smith
This extraordinary booklet offers 500 small-home designs of the Nineteen Twenties as they seemed in a tremendous architectural ebook of 1923. Many are by means of major household architects of the interval. each one layout is gifted in a good-looking viewpoint drawing or photo, besides flooring plans and an outline of its critical features.
The designs replicate many diversifications at the simple subject matters of yankee colonial structure, up-to-date by means of new building expertise and the layout aesthetics of the post‒World conflict I period. The Bungalow and semi-bungalow have been possibly the most important layout information of the days, and they're generously represented during this large assortment. as a result of the practicality and attractiveness of the easiest of those designs, and maybe for the nostalgia they evoke, many are being revived this day through developers and purchasers in groups throughout America.
Architects, architectural, and social historians, scholars and lovers of structure and layout will locate in those pages a wealthy choice of small-home recommendations that when set the normal for a brand new period in American domestic layout, and that also shape an essential component of our panorama many many years after their first inspiration.
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500 Small Houses of the Twenties (Dover Architecture) by Henry Atterbury Smith