1000 Turn-of-the-Century Houses: With Illustrations and Floor Plans

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1000 Turn-of-the-Century Houses: With Illustrations and Floor Plans
Authors: Herbert C. Chivers
Year: 2007
Publisher: Dover Publications
Language: english
ISBN 13: 9780486455969
ISBN 160486455963
Categorie: Architecture
Pages: 256
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1000 Turn-of-the-Century Houses: With Illustrations and Floor Plans

Herbert C. Chivers

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A remarkable presentation of the “finished ideas of a practicing architect of high rank in his profession,” this early-twentieth-century showcase of homes features a wide range of designs from a Midwest master. Reproduced from a rare edition, the work features a splendid array of dwellings, from cottages and bungalows to sprawling mansions. Each house is meticulously illustrated and accompanied by complete floor plans.”A poorly planned house is usually more expensive than a modern practical plan,” according to the author, architect Herbert C. Chivers. Combining “modern methods” with attractive but modestly priced plans, Chivers promoted his business with sketches of stylish homes, accompanied by brief captions stating dimensions, prices, and occasional suggestions for modifications. This reprint of his complete guide to domestic architecture of the early 1900s constitutes a valuable resource for home hobbyists, architecture students and professionals, as well as antique…

Categories:
Arts – Architecture

Year:
2007

Publisher:
Dover Publications

Language:
english

Pages:
256

ISBN 10:
0486455963

ISBN 13:
9780486455969

Series:
Dover Architecture

File:
187.09 MB

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