Identifying American Architecture
A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, 1600-1945
ISBN10: 0393306100 ISBN13: 9780393306101 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Feb 1 1990 Weight: 0.45lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.75" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
This guide enables the reader to identify various styles and architectural terms by comparing real buildings with the book's photographs. Intended primarily for tourists and travellers, it covers a wide variety of styles including Spanish, colonial, prairie, Georgian and international. The book also explores details such as rooves, porches, windows and chimneys.