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82 distinctive houses from Architectural Record Distinctive houses from Architectural Record

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: 1952 F.W. Dodge Corporation New YorkDescription: 437 p.: illustrations 30 cmSubject(s): DDC classification:
  • 728 ARC
Summary: This collection severs useful purpose by bringing together as it does so mnay significant examples of good modern work.In this collection of houses selected for publication in Architectural Record over the past five years. These houses show a greater appreciation by contemporary architects of the hospitality of the out-of-doors. These houses are more direct, simple and natural. There is much use of local wood an dmasonry, with little ornamentation. Space is lightly divided, with rooms seprated from gardens, tress and lawns by thin panels of galss. There is greater flexibility of of plan and use - and escape from the closed box and restricting tradition.
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Rare / Reference Books Rare / Reference Books Anant National University Central Library Architecture 728 ARC (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 000463

This collection severs useful purpose by bringing together as it does so mnay significant examples of good modern work.In this collection of houses selected for publication in Architectural Record over the past five years. These houses show a greater appreciation by contemporary architects of the hospitality of the out-of-doors. These houses are more direct, simple and natural. There is much use of local wood an dmasonry, with little ornamentation. Space is lightly divided, with rooms seprated from gardens, tress and lawns by thin panels of galss. There is greater flexibility of of plan and use - and escape from the closed box and restricting tradition.

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