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When You Build

Marshall Reid, Editor


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ARCHITECTURE CLASSIC 160 pages, approximately 400 illustrations and plans. A broad panorama of America’s domestic architecture. Drawn from all parts of the US and presented that the prospective home builder could weigh the advantages of a certain style with the terrain and climate of his locality. The houses shown are by leading architects.

Chapter titles: The Site, Learning to Read the Blueprints, Windows and Doors, The Walls, Floors, Roofs, Heating, Interior Finishes, Bathrooms, Lighting Equipment, Flexible Living Spaces, Landscaping, Fences,Which Building Material Would You Prefer,These Most Excellent Canopies of the Air by Duncan Hunter, Light Conditioning as an Aid to Comfort by Margaret Sharp Hill, Small Houses with a Maximum of Comfort by Giles Egerton, Small Hillside Houses and the Occasional House by Alan Jackson, Luxury Houses around $9,000, Houses Inspired by American Colonial by Frederick M Wells, A True Down Eat House by Harriett Sisson Gillespie, Ohio Architects Bow to New England , and A Chip Off the Old Block, and Time Passes by this New England Town by Norine C Sullivan.

Features Houses by famous architects – residence of Frederick Field West Hartford, CN by William Lescaze. Tudor Farmhouse in Beverly Hills, CA, Home of Wallace Beery the Movie Actor. Paul R Williams Architect, Grace Miller House in Palm Springs, CA by Richard J Neutra (includes floor plans) as well as interior and exterior photos, Japanese modern home in Los Angeles, Ralph Plant Bungalow home at Miami Beach, Denstein house in Palm Springs, James Guthrie stucco house in Palm Springs, Irving Snyder home in Irving Snyder home in Palm Springs by Cliff May (includes floor plans as well as photos), and many more.

SCARCE Dustjacket (but very tatty). #221021 First Edition. (Gift inscription on fep.)

Additional Information

AuthorMarshall Reid, Editor
Number of pages160
PublisherMcBride, New York
Year Published1946
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket

Book Condition

Very Good. Damaged dustjacket.

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