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Vernacular and suburban architecture

British Broadcasting Corporation.

Vernacular and suburban architecture

by British Broadcasting Corporation.

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Published by BBC in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by Colin Ward and Gordon Boon].
SeriesArt and humanities
ContributionsBoon, Gordon., Ward, Colin, 1924-
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sound cassette (60 min.) :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14198409M

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A landmark book in vernacular architecture studies, Framed Houses synthesizes Abbott Lowell Cummings’s work through the s on early Massachusetts housing of the 17th century. In addition to text, the book is a must have for the detailed drawings of wood frame construction. The Suburban Church: Modernism and Community in Postwar America.   This book extends the concept of British vernacular architecture beyond its traditional base of pre-modern domestic and industrial architecture to embrace other buildings such as places of worship, villas, hospitals, suburban semis and post-war mass by: 4.

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