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Southern homes & plan books : the architectural legacy of Leila Ross Wilburn

Author: Sarah J Boykin; Susan M Hunter
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Showcases the architectural legacy and design philosophy of Leila Ross Wilburn (1885-1967), a legacy that includes hundreds of houses in a variety of popular house styles, from bungalows to ranch  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Architectural drawings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Designs and plans
Named Person: Leila Ross Wilburn; Leila Ross Wilburn
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah J Boykin; Susan M Hunter
ISBN: 9780820351810 0820351814
OCLC Number: 981166738
Description: xviii, 146 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans ; 22 x 26 cm
Contents: [Leila Ross Wilburn's] List of plan books and publications --
A man's profession, a woman's domain : Leila Ross Wilburn's architectural practice and plan book business --
Southern comfort, American style : Leila Ross Wilburn's early plan book houses --
From 1930s small to 1950s ranch : Leila Ross Wilburn's later plan book houses --
Learning from Wilburn in the twenty-first century --
Appendix: Leila Ross Wilburn's custom commissions and non-residential work.
Other Titles: Southern homes and plan books :
Architectural legacy of Leila Ross Wilburn
Responsibility: Sarah J. Boykin and Susan M. Hunter.

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While working in a male-dominated profession presented challenges, Wilburn believed being a woman helped her understand what a house needs to be -- a home. She went to great efforts to make sure they Read more...

 
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