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The Elements of Style: An Encyclopedia of Domestic Architectural Detail (Hardback)

Stephen Calloway

Edité par FIREFLY BOOKS LTD, Canada, 2012
ISBN 10: 1770850864 / ISBN 13: 9781770850866
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Titre : The Elements of Style: An Encyclopedia of ...

Éditeur : FIREFLY BOOKS LTD, Canada

Date d'édition : 2012

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

Edition : 4th Revised, Updated ed..

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Language: English . Brand New Book. Praise for previous editions: One of the most borrowed books in our library. --This Old house A dizzying amount of detailed pictorial information . clearly and fascinatingly captioned. --World of Interiors The Elements of Style is the most comprehensive visual survey, period by period, feature by feature, of the key styles in American and British domestic architecture from the Tudor period to present day. A valuable reference guide, the book is designed for owners of period houses, restorers, architects, interior designers and all those interested in our architectural heritage. This revised edition includes a fully updated chapter covering the Contemporary era (1975--present) and a new list of suppliers and resources. More than 3,000 analytical drawings and historical engravings, 500 color and 1,000 black-and-white photographs provide a clearly presented guide to the features appropriate for every part of a building. Major components, such as doors, windows, walls, floors, ceilings and staircases, the small but important embellishments, such as molding and door hardware, and permanent or semi-permanent fixtures, such as lighting and wallcoverings, populate this wide-ranging encyclopedic resource. A system of color-coded tabs enables the reader to compare specific features as they have evolved over time. Additional information on restoration and maintenance, biographies of key architects, and a detailed glossary are included. Periods covered: Tudor and Jacobean (1485-1625) Baroque (1625-1714) Early Georgian (1714-1765) Colonial (1607-1780) Late Georgian (1765-1811) Regency and Early 19th Century (1811-1837) Federal and Empire (1780-1850) British Victorian (1837-1901) American Victorian (1840-1910) Arts and Crafts (1860-1925) Art Nouveau (1888-1905) Edwardian (1901-1914) American Beaux Arts (1870-1920) Twenties and Thirties The Modern Movement (1920-1950) Beyond Modern (1950-1975) Contemporary Era (1975-present). N° de réf. du libraire AAC9781770850866

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Synopsis : Praise for previous editions: One of the most borrowed books in our library. --This Old house

A dizzying amount of detailed pictorial information ... clearly and fascinatingly captioned. --World of Interiors

The Elements of Style is the most comprehensive visual survey, period by period, feature by feature, of the key styles in American and British domestic architecture from the Tudor period to present day. A valuable reference guide, the book is designed for owners of period houses, restorers, architects, interior designers and all those interested in our architectural heritage. This revised edition includes a fully updated chapter covering the Contemporary era (1975--present) and a new list of suppliers and resources.

More than 3,000 analytical drawings and historical engravings, 500 color and 1,000 black-and-white photographs provide a clearly presented guide to the features appropriate for every part of a building. Major components, such as doors, windows, walls, floors, ceilings and staircases, the small but important embellishments, such as molding and door hardware, and permanent or semi-permanent fixtures, such as lighting and wallcoverings, populate this wide-ranging encyclopedic resource.

A system of color-coded tabs enables the reader to compare specific features as they have evolved over time. Additional information on restoration and maintenance, biographies of key architects, and a detailed glossary are included.

Periods covered: Tudor and Jacobean (1485-1625) Baroque (1625-1714) Early Georgian (1714-1765) Colonial (1607-1780) Late Georgian (1765-1811) Regency and Early 19th Century (1811-1837) Federal and Empire (1780-1850) British Victorian (1837-1901) American Victorian (1840-1910) Arts and Crafts (1860-1925) Art Nouveau (1888-1905) Edwardian (1901-1914) American Beaux Arts (1870-1920) Twenties and Thirties The Modern Movement (1920-1950) Beyond Modern (1950-1975) Contemporary Era (1975-present)

Synopsis: This new Edition Hardcover. Pub Date: 2012 Pages: 592 Publisher: the Mitchell Beazley An in-depth 'Chronological Survey of the key styles and PERIODS of architectural Design in the UK and the U.S. over the past 500 years with over 4.000 Images. ings the book up to date with a fully revised chapter on contemporary style and an updated directory of suppliers. Each chapter begins with a oad introduction to the era. summarizing its key style features. Within the chapter there follows a clearly presented guide to the features appropriate for every part of a building. from the major components such as doors. windows. walls. floors. ceilings. and staircases to embellishments such as mouldings and door furniture. A system of colour-coded tabs enables the reader to compare specific features as they have evolved over time. Additional information on restoration and maintenance. biograp...

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