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Common Places: Readings in American Vernacular Architecture - Upton, Dell

Essays that explore the legacy of America's vernacular architects, of the untrained, ordinary people who have traced patterns on vast and daunting expanses of land, who have built, with the tools of tradition and personal experience, houses, churches, barns, courthouse squares, and commercial strips.

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Munsell Book of Color: Glossy Finish Collection - Munsell Color (Firm)

Removable paint color samples of the glossy finish collection; in two binders, 2.5R-10G and 2.5BG-10RP.

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Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic - Kimball, Fiske, 1888-1955

Presents a detailed, comprehensive history of the evolution of American domestic architecture from 1620 to 1825. Includes detailed discussions of early shelters at Jamestown and Plymouth, prerevolutionary homes in the 18th century, and the rise of an independent American architectural style--the classic--in the early 19th century. Illustrated with 219 photographs, floor plans, drawing, and elevations. The following Charleston houses are inclu ...

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Energy Economics and Building Design - Meyer, William T.

Describes how to evaluate energy-conscious building designs; how to use a variety of methods for cost-benefit comparisons; ways to cut energy bills in nonresidential urban buildings; energy-saving design concepts.

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English Neo-Classical Architecture - Stillman, Damie

Explores the origins of the Neo-Classical movement in British architecture during the second half of the 18th century. Examines the work of such architects as Robert Adam, William Chambers, James Stuart, George Dance, James Wyatt, John Soane and many others. Illustrated with photographs and designs. Two volumes.

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English Country Houses, Early Georgian, 1715-1760 - Hussey, Christopher, 1899-

Early, Mid and Late Georgian Houses, three volumes from a series published by Country Life under the general title English Country, have established themselves as favorites among those who enjoy the rich heritage of English domestic architecture. This volume covers the period from 1715-1760, starting when English baroque was in decline.

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English Architecture: A Concise History - Watkin, David, 1941-

Provides an outline of the history of English architecture, from Saxon times to the present, centered on buildings that people can see today.

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Evaluation of Dwelling Types Unique to Charleston, South Carolina, and the Southeastern United States, for NAHB Research Center (Draft) - Harlan, Maurice R.

Draft report providing an evaluation of the dwelling types unique or common to Charleston and the southeastern United States. The unique and common dwelling types, and construction methods and materials, are identified along with their seismic weaknesses and preliminary seismic rehabilitation design details.

Object Type: Library