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Diagrams trace the development of American house styles from the Indian longhouse to a proposed space settlement and indicate characteristic features of each design
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Altogether 103 styles of American housing are featured in this book, spanning the earth lodge (circa 300) to the projected space unit (circa 2000). There are full diagrams, history, and a description for each of the Native American and settler homes, including the pueblo, longhouse, and wigwam; the log cabin, garrison house, and saltbox; and on through the Georgian, Greek Revival, false front, Queen Anne, and neomodern. Whether you're a student of architecture, a dabbler in design, a house-history buff or a novice home-buyer attempting to decipher your realtor's descriptions, Lester Walker's American Shelter has a lot to offer.About the Author:
Lester Walker is an award-winning architect and author of numerous books including American Shelter, Tiny Houses, and Block Building for Children. He lives in Woodstock, New York, where his architectural practice is based.
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Book Description Overlook Press, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110879511311
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Book Description Overlook Press, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0879511311