What Style Is It?

What Style Is It?

A Guide to American Architecture

Book - 2003
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Architectural style is defined as a definite type of architecture,distinguished by special characteristics of structure andornament.
This revised edition of What Style Is It? includes new sections onNeoclassical, Romanesque and Rustic Styles. It also provides moreexamples of how pure styles vary by geographic region across theUS.
* Includes sections on 25 of the most significant architecturalstyles including Early Colonial, Federal and Second Empire
* More than 200 photos and line drawings make this a visually richresource. 30% of photos and drawings are new to this edition
* A glossary offers quick access to architectural terms
* Includes an added guide to using the Historical AmericanBuildings Society online catalogue of more than 30,000 historicstructures, giving access to more than 51,000 measured drawings,156,000 photographs and more than 30,000 original historicalreports
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, [2003]
Edition: Revised edition
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9780471250364
Branch Call Number: 720.973 P817W 2003
Characteristics: ix, 152 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Alternative Title: Guide to American architecture

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