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Invitation to vernacular architecture : a guide to the study of ordinary buildings and landscapes

Author: Thomas Carter; Elizabeth C Cromley
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2005.
Series: Vernacular architecture studies series.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Invitation to Vernacular Architecture: A Guide to the Study of Ordinary Buildings and Landscapes is a manual for exploring and interpreting vernacular architecture, the common buildings of particular regions and time periods. Thomas Carter and Elizabeth Collins Cromley provide a comprehensive introduction to the field." "Rich with illustrations and written in a clear and jargon-free style, Invitation to Vernacular  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Carter; Elizabeth C Cromley
ISBN: 1572333316 9781572333314
OCLC Number: 56806036
Description: xxv, 120 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 26 cm.
Contents: Definitions --
Architectural investigations --
A framework for analysis --
Vernacular architecture studies : interpreting the data --
Invitation to the house on Richmond Avenue in Buffalo.
Series Title: Vernacular architecture studies series.
Other Titles: Vernacular architecture
Responsibility: Thomas Carter and Elizabeth Collins Cromley.
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"Invitation to Vernacular Architecture: A Guide to the Study of Ordinary Buildings and Landscapes is a manual for exploring and interpreting vernacular architecture, the common buildings of particular regions and time periods. Thomas Carter and Elizabeth Collins Cromley provide a comprehensive introduction to the field." "Rich with illustrations and written in a clear and jargon-free style, Invitation to Vernacular Architecture is an ideal text for courses in architecture, material culture studies, historic preservation, American studies, and history, and a useful guide for anyone interested in the built environment."--Jacket.

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Foreword ix Diane, Shaw, Series Editor Acknowledgments xi Introduction xiii 1. Definitions 1 2. Architectural Investigations 19 3. A Framework for Analysis 45 4. Vernacular Architecture Studies: Interpreting the Data 65 5. Invitation to the House on Richmond Avenue in Buffalo 83 Notes 97 Checklist of Sources 105 Index 119

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