By Henry Atterbury Smith
This striking booklet offers 500 small-home designs of the Twenties as they seemed in an enormous architectural ebook of 1923. Many are by means of major family architects of the interval. every one layout is gifted in a good-looking point of view drawing or picture, in addition to ground plans and an outline of its relevant features.
The designs mirror many adaptations at the simple topics of yank colonial structure, up-to-date through new development know-how and the layout aesthetics of the post‒World battle I period. The Bungalow and semi-bungalow have been probably the largest layout information of the days, and they're generously represented during this large assortment. as a result of practicality and attractiveness of the simplest of those designs, and maybe for the nostalgia they evoke, many are being revived at the present time via developers and dealers in groups throughout America.
Architects, architectural, and social historians, scholars and fanatics of structure and layout will locate in those pages a wealthy choice of small-home techniques 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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