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The Shingle Style Today: Or, the Historian's Revenge

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The Shingle Style embodied intellectual pluralism and cultural democracy--ideals fundamental to American belief and developed quickly and richly. After a period of reaction against the Shingle Style, it was revitalized, finding its first fully renewed expression in 1959 in a design for a beach house by Robert Venturi. Vincent Scully details this reemergence, revealing the complex and crucial role of influence in the shaping of this movement.

Synopsis:

Distinguished by long, sloping gables, horizontal lines, and a continuous shingle covering on the exterior, the Shingle Style's essential objective was the creation of expanding, flowing space.

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Scully explores the influence of the Shingle Style of the 1880s on a number of architects in this insightful study of a characteristically American architectural style.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807607602
Author:
Scully, Vincent, Jr.
Publisher:
George Braziller
Author:
Scully, Vincent, Jr.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Architecture, domestic
Subject:
Architecture, modern
Subject:
Shingles.
Subject:
Bardeaux
Subject:
Residential
Subject:
Buildings - Residential
Subject:
Architecture -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Architecture, Domestic -- Shingle style.
Subject:
American
Subject:
Architecture-Houses
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
QP115
Publication Date:
20030117
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
134 black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
118
Dimensions:
9.44x6.42x.38 in. .62 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Distinguished by long, sloping gables, horizontal lines, and a continuous shingle covering on the exterior, the Shingle Style's essential objective was the creation of expanding, flowing space.
"Synopsis" by , Scully explores the influence of the Shingle Style of the 1880s on a number of architects in this insightful study of a characteristically American architectural style.
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