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Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin

“Women” and “architecture” were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, “it is hardly safe to assert” that a connection even exists between the two words....


Arts and Crafts Architecture: History and Heritage in New England

by Maureen Meister

The first study of the origins and multiple expressions of New England’s Arts and Crafts architecture


Riverdale: East of the Don

by Elizabeth Gillan Muir & Elizabeth Abbott

A complete history of Toronto's Riverdale community, this book narrates the lives of early inhabitants, (reaching as far back as Simcoe's first settlement of the region), the construction boom of 1915, and the...


The Architecture of Use: Aesthetics and Function in Architectural Design

by Stephen Grabow & Kent Spreckelmeyer

By analyzing ten examples of buildings that embody the human experience at an extraordinary level, this book clarifies the central importance of the role of function in architecture as a generative force in...


Manhattan Moves Uptown: An Illustrated History

by Charles Lockwood

This fascinating chronicle traces New York City's growth from Wall Street at the end of the Revolutionary War to Harlem at the turn of the twentieth century. Documenting the frantic construction and speculative...


American Architects and the Mechanics of Fame

by Roxanne Kuter Williamson

Why does one talented individual win lasting recognition in a particular field, while another equally talented person does not? While there are many possible reasons, one obvious answer is that something more...


Bungalows

by Kathryn Ferry

 A bungalow is now understood to be a single story home but that definition is a modern one and when introduced to Britain in the late 1860s the bungalow concept implied much more. Its origins lay in India...


The Bauhaus Ideal Then and Now: An Illustrated Guide to Modern Design

by William Smock

The Bauhaus Ideal is both a picture book and a guidebook to the fascinating and enduring legacy of modernist design, and to the continuing influence of Bauhaus on interior design—not just on architecture,...


1000 Turn-Of-The-Century Houses: With Illustrations and Floor Plans

by Herbert C. Chivers

Reproduced from a rare edition, this showcase of homes ranges from cottages and bungalows to sprawling mansions. Each house is meticulously illustrated and accompanied by complete floor plans.


Garden Cities

by Sarah Rutherford

Garden Cities: the phrase is redolent of Arts and Crafts values and nineteenth-century utopianism. But despite being the culmination of a range of influential movements, and having global influence themselves,...


Barns, Sheds and Outbuildings: A Practical Guide

by Byron D. Halsted

Earthy, barn-building theories of 1881 extend to dog- and bird-houses and are based upon principles that still shine brightly today: light and air, space, cost, beauty, and convenience. 257 illustrations.


Small Brick Houses of the Twenties

by Ralph P. Stoddard

35 sets of floor plans, elevations, and specifications depict a wide variety of structures — from bungalows and cottages to single- and double-car garages and multiple-dwelling buildings.


Beautiful Bungalows of the Twenties

by Building Age Pub.

More than 45 bungalows — from a charming residence for a small family to a chalet in Los Angeles. Includes exterior and interior views, floor plans, elevations, and details. 43 double-page spreads of illustrations....


110 Turn-of-the-Century House Designs

by R. W. Shoppell

This survey, reproduced from a rare edition, offers an authentic guide to restorations and re-creations. Illustrations include hundreds of perspective drawings and floor plans.


Turn-of-the-Century House Designs: With Floor Plans, Elevations and Interior Details of 24 Residences

by William T. Comstock

Designs and plans for constructing country homes with over 130 illustrations depicting interior and exterior designs, perspectives, and more.


100 Turn-of-the-Century Brick Bungalows with Floor Plans

by Rogers & Manson

Reprinted from rare 1912 catalog, this book presents 100 winning entries from a nationwide competition for brick bungalow designs. Superb renderings show houses in perspective, floor plans, some landscape planning...


More Craftsman Homes

by Gustav Stickley

Stickley pioneered a style of architecture that came to be known as Mission. Complete plans for 78 authentic Mission-style dwellings are reprinted here from an original 1912 publication with over 300 black-and-white...


500 Small Houses of the Twenties

by Henry Atterbury Smith

Perspective drawings, floor plans, and descriptions of principal features of outstanding '20s designs, many by leading architects of the period. 1,135 black-and-white line illustrations, 262 black-and-white...


Palliser's New Cottage Homes

by Palliser & Co.

250 original designs — including floor plans, elevations, and perspective views — for a variety of charming private residences, from a four-room beach house to a four-bedroom country home. 1,500 black-and-white...


Masterpieces of American Architecture

by Edward Warren Hoak & Willis Humphrey Church

Splendid survey of buildings from 1900 to 1930 features works by McKim, Mead & White; Pope; Platt; Gilbert; others. The Boston Public Library, Lincoln Memorial, Woolworth Building, many more. 189 photos. 77...