Originally designed to survive earthquakes, beauty, rambling structures combined grace, the low, and comfort at minimum cost. Early in the twentieth century, who called himself "the Bungalow Man, Los Angeles architect Henry Wilson, " compiled 112 of the most popular and economic bungalow blueprints of his time in a catalog for would-be homeowners.
Complementing each set of prints was an illustration or photograph of the completed house, a kitchen with pantry, living and dining rooms, which most frequently contained two or three bedrooms with closet space, and a bath. An ideal reference for preservationists and restorers, this reprint of Wilson's rare catalog represents a wonderful time capsule and invaluable guide to a popular style of American domestic architecture.
Cozy, charming, and distinctly Californian, the bungalow is an enduring architectural icon.
Craftsman Bungalows: Designs from the Pacific Northwest Dover Architecture
Geared to the climate of the northern and eastern regions, each bungalow is an authentic Craftsman design and features a photo, floor plan, description, and original costs. From the late nineteenth century to the early 1920s, the Arts and Crafts Movement spread with great popularity across America. A mix of spanish tile, stucco exteriors, handcrafted stone, wraparound porches, overhanging gables, and woodwork added up to many a homeowner's dream.
. Craftsman bungalows were distinguished by their charming simplicity, cozy style, and storybook appeal. A fascinating showcase of primary American architecture, Craftsman Bungalows is an indispensable resource for architects, historians, builders, and illustrators. The name was derived from a popular magazine called The Craftsman, published by renowned furniture designer Gustav Stickley who sold plans for these homes designed for "beauty, convenience, and comfort.
This fascinating reprint of a rare architectural catalog is filled with photos of actual completed bungalows from the era, built prior to 1919. With origins in britain, the Craftsman style was a reaction against the excesses of the Victorian era.
Discover the enduring charm and artistry of the bungalow by touring hundreds of examples, from prairie- and Spanish-style, to Craftsman and beyond. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Douglas keister, renowned architectural photographer takes you on a visual tour of Americas favorite house style.
Whether youre looking to build or improve your home, or just want enjoy this architectural forms casual elegance, 500 Bungalows is a delight! Isbn13: 9781561588428. He has beautifully photographed bungalows from across the country, and presents them here in crisp detail. Condition: New. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.
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Sears Modern Homes, 1913 Dover Architecture
Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Condition: New. Tracking provided on most orders. Reproduced from a rare 1913 edition, this volume features 112 designs for homes of "comfort and refinement. These authentic plans offer a wealth of information on building materials and other details, descriptions with prices, along with external views, floor plans, and more.
Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Antique collectors, home hobbyists, and fans of traditional design will find this book a bountiful resource for valuable tips on building and restoration. For thousands of americans, catalogs such as Sears' Modern Homes were the first step in realizing their dreams of owning a home.
An Unabridged Reprint - Sears, Roebuck Catalog of Houses, 1926: Small Houses of the Twenties
Readers may recognize familiar architectural styles in designs such as the cozy six-room "Homewood" bungalow or the elegant "Lexington, " a nine-room, green-shuttered colonial. Also shown are several room interiors for each of 14 homes, along with photographs and plans for nine garages and a hunter's cabin.
Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. In addition to visual documentation, windows, the catalog provides extensive, detailed construction information, ranging from the grade of exterior siding to the type of wood used for flooring, and trim. An invaluable primary source illustrated for anyone engaged in the study, authentication, or restoration of antique homes or furnishings, Americana enthusiasts, this period catalog will also be of special value to architectural and social historians, and general readers.
Isbn13: 9781561588428. Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Many of these homes are still a common feature in cities and towns across America. The present volume, a meticulous reproduction of a rare Sears, provides a thorough, Roebuck catalog of 1926, accurate record of the company's "Honor Bilt Modern Homes.
Over 300 photographs and illustrations, with full descriptions, offer views of 86 different houses and cottages of widely varying sizes and designs. For almost 20 years, sears, roebuck and Company purveyed the materials for complete prefabricated houses, providing thousands of Americans with attractive and comfortable low-cost dwellings.
Bungalow Style: Creating Classic Interiors in Your Arts and Crafts Home
Isbn13: 9781561588428. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Whether renovating, or building new, expanding, restoring, we all share a longing for the values that hark back to the Arts and Crafts era. The lush woodwork, ingenious open plans, and fine finish details are symbolic of a time gone by.
Over 300 photographs offer a host of ideas, while case studies and sidebars show real-world examples and offer advice on how to incorporate period-authentic details in your own home. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Used book in Good Condition. Condition: New. Or are they? as treena crochet amply illustrates in Bungalow Style, recreating the beauty of these Arts and Crafts gems without sacrificing our modern lifestyles is not only feasible but also deeply rewarding.
This extensive collection of beautifully photographed interior architectural elements is an indispensable source of information and inspiration for anyone interested in these special homes. Tracking provided on most orders.
Sears House Designs of the Thirties Dover Architecture
It will be welcomed by anyone who relishes a glimpse of America's architectural past. Used book in Good Condition. Proudly promoting itself as "the largest home building organization in the world, " Sears, Roebuck and Company advertised in 1932 products in a handsome catalog that also displayed a full-size replica of Mount Vernon, created from Sears materials for a Paris exposition in 1932.
At the heart of this now-rare publication were measured floor plans for 68 Sears homes. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Over 200 illustration displayed interiors and exteriors for such handsome residences as the Belmont, three bedrooms, a six-room house with vestibule, and one-and-a-half baths; and the Dover, breakfast alcove, an English-styled cottage with a massive chimney and unusual roof lines.
Isbn13: 9781561588428. Condition: New. Photographs of some interiors revealed a furnished living room with paneled side walls and hewed oak ceiling beams; a spacious kitchen with contemporary appliances; a 60-foot living room with a huge stone fireplace, built-in bookshelves, a vaulted ceiling, and other designs.
An invaluable sourcebook for restorationists, this handsome volume will also be of use to people interested in preserving homes of the period. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
Craftsman Homes: Architecture and Furnishings of the American Arts and Crafts Movement
296 architectural drawings, floor plans, and photographs illustrate 40 different kinds of "Mission-style" homes from The Craftsman 1901-16, voice of American style of simplicity and organic harmony. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Used book in Good Condition.
Isbn13: 9781561588428. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Thorough coverage of Craftsman idea in text and picture, now collector's item. Condition: New.
Craftsman Bungalows: 59 Homes from "The Craftsman" Dover Architecture
Craftsman bungalows will be welcomed as a primary source of information and ideas by architects, and historians of architecture, preservationists, students, restorers ― anyone interested in the Arts and Crafts movement in America. His magazine, the craftsman, was a major forum for the movement's ideas and concepts ― ideas which today are enjoying a renaissance in the design community.
A few of the most modest homes ― according to the magazine ― could even be constructed by persons with a minimum of masonry and carpentry experience. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Dover 1988 republication of 36 articles from The Craftsman magazine, 1903–1916.
The present publication features 36 articles that appeared in The Craftsman between 1903 and 1916. Characterized by its functional simplicity and integrated with the outdoor environment, the Craftsman home was typically composed of locally obtainable materials. Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders.
Interiors reflected the simple lines of the exteriors and generally included an ample fireplace often of fieldstone construction, plus walls, fireside benches, floors, built-in bookcases and sideboards, and ceiling beams decorated ― preferably ― in colors that would harmonize with the structure's natural surroundings.
Included are graphic descriptions of 59 "bungalows" Most of which were actually spacious, year-round homes, floor plans for 35 dwellings, and many sketches or photographs of houses in landscaped settings.
California Bungalows of the Twenties
Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. 231 black-and-white illustrations. Isbn13: 9781561588428. Condition: New. Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders. Reprint of rare catalog includes front or front-angled elevations, floor plans and interior sketches for dozens of authentic bungalow designs, many unique to the California landscape.
Detailed descriptions point out special features and possibilities of each design, and include estimates of costs.
Shop Drawings for Craftsman Interiors: Cabinets, Moldings and Built-Ins for Every Room in the Home Shop Drawings series
This comprehensive book is for decorators, carpenters, homeowners, and woodworkers who wish to create interiors of the iconic Craftsman movement. Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Used book in Good Condition. Included are working shop drawings for kitchen and bathroom cabinets, chair railings, crown moldings, wall paneling and wainscoting, and more.
Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Condition: New. Learn to repair or replace Craftsman or Craftsman-style designs in homes, cottages, or bungalows. Isbn13: 9781561588428.