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Craftsman Bungalows

Designs From the Pacific Northwest
(Book - 2008)
Craftsman Bungalows
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From the late nineteenth century to the early 1920s, the Artsnbsp;and Crafts Movement spread with great popularity across America. With origins in Britain, the Craftsman style was a reaction against the excesses of the Victorian era. Craftsman bungalows were distinguished by their charming simplicity, cozy style, and storybook appeal. 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. A mix of Spanish tile, stucco exteriors, wraparound porches, overhanging gables, handcrafted stone, and woodwork added up to many a homeowner's dream. Geared to the climate of the northern and eastern regions, each bungalow is an authentic Craftsman design and features a photo, description, floor plan, and original costs. A fascinating showcase of primary American architecture, Craftsman Bungalows is an indispensable resource for architects, builders, historians, and illustrators.
Title: Craftsman bungalows
designs from the Pacific Northwest
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2008
Edition: Dover ed
Characteristics: 111 p. :,ill. ;,18 x 26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Yoho & Merritt
Notes: Originally published: Seattle : Yoho & Merritt, 1920
Additional Contributors: Merritt, Edward L.
Yoho, Jud 1882-1968
ISBN: 0486468755
9780486468754
Branch Call Number: 728.370973 C8856 2008
Subject Headings: Craftsman Workshops (Eastwood, Syracuse, N.Y.) Small houses United States Bungalows United States
Topical Term: Small houses
Bungalows
LCCN: 2008038517
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