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Old-House Dictionary: An Illustrated Guide to American Domestic Architecture (1600-1940)

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Old-House Dictionary From a One Room Cabin to a Beaux-Arts Mansion… Here’s a concise and easily understandable architectural dictionary for professionals and amateurs alike. More than 450 illustrations, 1500 terms, 750 definitions, and 17 useful cross references guide you smoothly through the oftentimes confusing language of American domestic architecture. Who is This Dictionary For?
  • Architects and Architectural Historians
  • Preservationists
  • Building Trades Professionals
  • Interior Designers
  • High School and College Students
  • Old Home Owners and Lovers

Synopsis:

Old-House Dictionary From a One Room Cabin to a Beaux-Arts Mansion. Here's a concise and easily understandable architectural dictionary for professionals and amateurs alike. More than 450 illustrations, 1500 terms, 750 definitions, and 17 useful cross references guide you smoothly through the oftentimes confusing language of American domestic architecture. Who is This Dictionary For?

* Architects and Architectural Historians

* Preservationists

* Building Trades Professionals

* Interior Designers

* High School and College Students

* Old Home Owners and Lovers

About the Author

About the Author Steven J. Phillips has a varied background which includes historical archeology, architecture, and technical illustration and freehand drawing. Steve graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Colorado, earning his bachelor's degree in anthropology. He continued studies as a graduate student in architecture at the University of Washington. While completing his master's degree in anthropology and working as a historical archeologist, Steve had the opportunity to record and evaluate over 40 historic buildings, as well as plan and implement numerous rehabilitation and restoration programs. He currently lives in Denver, Colorado where he works in the field of resource management.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471144076
Author:
Phillips, Steven J.
Publisher:
Wiley
Author:
Phillips
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Architecture, domestic
Subject:
Architecture, Domestic -- United States -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Residential
Subject:
Buildings - Residential
Subject:
Architecture, Domestic -- United States.
Subject:
Architecture-Houses
Subject:
Historic preservation
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
June 1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.04x6.03x.61 in. .85 lbs.

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Product details 240 pages John Wiley & Sons - English 9780471144076 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Old-House Dictionary From a One Room Cabin to a Beaux-Arts Mansion. Here's a concise and easily understandable architectural dictionary for professionals and amateurs alike. More than 450 illustrations, 1500 terms, 750 definitions, and 17 useful cross references guide you smoothly through the oftentimes confusing language of American domestic architecture. Who is This Dictionary For?

* Architects and Architectural Historians

* Preservationists

* Building Trades Professionals

* Interior Designers

* High School and College Students

* Old Home Owners and Lovers

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