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By Henry Atterbury Smith

ISBN-10: 0486263002

ISBN-13: 9780486263007

Spurred through a speedily increasing economic climate and ample assets of land, construction fabrics and expert hard work, the dream of creating and possessing one's own residence turned a fact in the US within the Twenties. With the start marketplace for small- to medium-sized one-family dwellings got here a succession of cutting edge domestic designs that reworked American family architecture.
This striking booklet provides 500 small-home designs of the Twenties as they seemed in a tremendous architectural ebook of 1923. Many are via top family architects of the interval. every one layout is gifted in a good-looking standpoint drawing or picture, besides flooring plans and an outline of its relevant features.
The designs replicate many diversifications at the simple topics of yankee colonial structure, up to date through new building expertise and the layout aesthetics of the post‒World struggle I period. The Bungalow and semi-bungalow have been possibly the most important layout information of the days, and they're generously represented during this large assortment. as a result practicality and attractiveness of the easiest of those designs, and maybe for the nostalgia they evoke, many are being revived this present day by way of developers and purchasers in groups throughout America.
Architects, architectural, and social historians, scholars and fans of structure and layout will locate in those pages a wealthy collection of small-home recommendations that when set the traditional for a brand new period in American domestic layout, and that also shape a vital part of our panorama many a long time after their first inspiration.

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