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  Utah History Encyclopedia
Prior to the completion of the transcontinental railroad in 1869, domestic architecture of the Great Basin region was largely what could be termed "survival" or vernacular in style.
The study of domestic architecture in Utah can be divided into four periods: 1) 1847 to 1869; 2) 1869 to 1905; 3) 1905 to 1945; and 4) 1945 to the present.
England's Edwardian architecture (1890-1914) did much to shape the direction of architecture in America during the first quarter of the twentieth century.
www.media.utah.edu /UHE/a/Architecture.html   (1759 words)

  
 Massachusetts Historic Architecture
When comparing the Gothic architecture of the Middle Ages, from the 12th century to the 15th century, the fundamental difference is that the Gothic Revival Style is strictly concerned with the architectural features, rather than trying to recreate a Gothic building.
Architectural elements from earlier periods were used in a regimental manner.
Some were exact replicas of Federal buildings; however the architectural details and massing are distinguished by their large proportions.
www.oldedartmouth.com /architecture.html   (830 words)

  
 Journal of San Diego History
It featured Root's innovative approach to architecture and lent further credence to his reputation as a man "too original in his own artistic conceptions to form a style based on that of any other architect." Hebbard absorbed Root's ideas and ideology and pursued his search for the American architectural essence.
Charles Babcock (1829-1913) was the last surviving member of the 13 architects who founded the first architectural organization in the United States, the forerunner of the A.I.A. He was born in Ballston Spa, New York, and was educated at Union College in Schenectady, New York, graduating in 1847 with an A.B. degree.
He began his study of architecture in New York in 1853, as a student in the office of the noted ecclesiastical architect, Richard Upjohn, and remained five years, marrying Upjohn's daughter and later becoming a partner in the firm of Richard Upjohn and Company.
www.sandiegohistory.org /journal/87winter/hebbard.htm   (11839 words)

  
 RCHS: Local Architecture and Historic Preservation Bibliography
A thorough discussion of residential American architecture beginning with Native dwellings and extending to the 1940s.
An excellent introduction to architectural principles with beautiful line drawings and clear text, and a thorough introduction to drawing conventions.
Text and drawings are aimed at students and include a wide variety of house types and locations.
www.rchsonline.org /ar_bib.htm   (344 words)

  
 BU Libraries | Research Guides | American Architecture & Historic Preservation
Selected images of New England architecture from the Kidder Smith Slide Archive of photographs by G.E. Kidder Smith for his three-volume work, Architecture of the United States: An Illustrated Guide to Notable Buildings, Open to the Public, 1981 (Mugar Reference X NA 705 S578 1981).
Architectural Preservation in the United States, 1941-1975: A Bibliography of Federal, State, and Local Government Publications, by Richard Tubesing, 1975, 1978.
Architecture of the United States, An Illustrated Guide to Notable Buildings A.D. 1115 To the Present, by George Smith.
www.bu.edu /library/guides/americanarchitecture.html   (2661 words)

  
 Architecture Reference Sources
Architecture on screen: films and videos on architecture, landscape architecture, historic preservation, city and regional planning, compiled and edited by the Program for Art on Film.
Introduces the reader to the essential qualities of architecture as revealed through history, and provide an "appreciation of the general state of the architectural world as it appears at the close of the 20th century." Includes bibliographies.
American architectural masterpieces: an anthology comprising Masterpieces of architecture in the United States measured and drawn by Edward Warren Hoak and Willis Humphrey Church [and] American architecture of the twentieth century edited by Oliver Regan in a new edition with essays by George E. Thomas and Michael J. Lewis.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /ENVI/ArchRef.html   (7849 words)

  
 American Architecture since 1780 - The MIT Press
When Marcus Whiffen's classic introduction to American architectural styles was published in 1969, Reyner Banham called it "one of the most enjoyable general works on American architecture that has ever appeared."
This new edition, containing descriptions, histories, and illustrations of more than forty architectural styles, has been revised and updated to include two new entries on late modernism and on post-modernism and a description of "streamline moderne," now recognized as an independent style.
Marcus Whiffen is Professor Emeritus in the School of Architecture at Arizona State University.
mitpress.mit.edu /catalog/item/?ttype=2&tid=5492   (115 words)

  
 Vermont Heritage Network
This bibliography features a number style guides, architectural surveys, and scholarly reports which handle historic architecture on a national level.
Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early of Republic (reprint of the 1922 edition).
Architecture of the Old Northwest Territory: A Study of Early Architecture in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Part of Minnesota.
www.uvm.edu /~vhnet/histarch/haab.html   (393 words)

  
 History of Architecture
Architectural theory, from the Renaissance to the present: 89 essays on 117 treatises.
Architectural, building and civil engineering terms in use in Tuscany in the first half of the 18th century.
Although strictly architecture journals are excluded, articles on architecture in general art and design journals are included.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /ENVI/ArchHist.html   (5432 words)

  
 Architecture Pathfinder
Architecture in the United States - NA705.U78 1998
Architecture Woodwork: details for construction - TH1151.M35 1995
A subject index to periodical articles located on the paper index table near the reference desk.
www.delta.edu /library/Pathfinders/architecture.html   (459 words)

  
 San Francisco Bay Area Architects and Architecture - Environmental Design Library - UC Berkeley
Architecture everywhere, investigating the built environment of your community, Joseph A. Weber.
Architecture in the United States: a survey of architectural styles since 1776.
Architecture and Design Collection, University Art Museum, UC Santa Barbara, mostly southern California, but some Bay Area designers' collections are included.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /ENVI/sfindex.html   (5603 words)

  
 American Domestic Architecture, UM Libraries
Scope: This guide is a bibliography of selected resources on the history and design of domestic architecture in the United States available from the University of Maryland Libraries.
This bi-monthly periodical series covers the architecture of the American colonies and the early republic.
Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic.
www.lib.umd.edu /ARCH/guides/amerdom.html   (1488 words)

  
 Architecture
A.D.A.M. (Art, Design, Architecture, Media) huge searchable catalogue of Internet resources chosen by librarians; major categories are applied arts, architecture, design, fine arts, media, and museum studies
Architecture official homepage of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America over 29,000 images at the Library of Congress
www.accd.edu /pac/lrc/architec.htm   (549 words)

  
 Welcome to University Press of New England
A remarkable coincidence of unplanned historical events has preserved Newport, Rhode Island’s architectural heritage in a way that is rare among American cities.
In the nineteenth century, Newport was the summer home to America’s most prominent families and patrons of outstanding architecture.
Newport’s twentieth-century architecture explored all modern currents, ranging from progressive Bauhaus functionalism as it evolved into the International Style of the 1950s to more conservative Art Deco and Scandinavian Modernism.
www.upne.com /1-58465-491-0.html   (233 words)

  
 University of Tennessee Libraries: Architecture Subject Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Renaissance Architecture by J.Q. Hughes and N. Lynton.
A Dictionary of Architecture and building: biographical, historical, and descriptive by Russell Sturgis and many architects, painters, engineers, and other expert writers, American and foreign.
Architecture in America: a photographic history from the colonial period to the present.
www.lib.utk.edu /refs/arch/archhisprint.htm   (346 words)

  
 English Books > Architecture > U.S. Architecture - General
Architectural Guidebook To The National Parks: The Southwest: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas
Architecture And Change In The Chesapeake: A Field Tour On The Eastern And Western Shores
Architecture Of Bergen County, New Jersey: The Colonial Period To The Twentieth Century
book.netstoreusa.com /index/bkbaq200.shtml   (371 words)

  
 Architecture Reference Materials, UM Libraries
Scope: This guide lists print reference resources for the study of architectural history, theory, and practice, primarily in the reference section of the Architecture Library at the University of Maryland at College Park.
Landscape Architecture Sourcebook: A Guide to Resources on the History and Practice of Landscape Architecture in the United States.
The Architectural Drawings of Henri Sauvage: The Works of an Architect-Decorator in the Collections of the Institut Francais d'Architecture and the Archives de Paris.
www.lib.umd.edu /UMCP/ARCH/guides/refguide.html   (2024 words)

  
 Vermont Heritage Network
The Architectural Styles section affords information on a vast array of architectural styles in America.
The Rudiments of Architecture: Being a Treatise on Practical Geometry, Grecian and Roman Mouldings, the Origin of Building, and the Five Orders of Architecture, reprint of 1814 edition, De Capo Press, New York, 1972.
Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic, Dover, New York, 1922, Reprint, 1966.
www.uvm.edu /~vhnet/hpres/bib1.html   (1326 words)

  
 Adamesque Influences
The greatest source of architectural examples available to the wealthy homeowners, architects, and builders of the 1780s which served as the basis of the Federal Style was the work of the Adam brothers in England.
The three Adam brothers owned the largest architectural firm in England and from the years 1760-1780 they produced a new style of architecture, the likes of which England had never seen before.
His architectural training was in studying French architecture; however, his greatest inspirations came from his knowledge of the architecture of the temples and palaces of ancient Greece and Rome.
www.holycross.edu /departments/classics/wziobro/ClassicalAmerica/fpgingras/adammain.htm   (620 words)

  
 New York Architecture Images-
Neo-Classicism is one of many revivals of ancient Greek and Roman styles in the history of architecture.
Neo-Classical architecture began in the mid-18th century as a return to idealized and authentic classical forms, in reaction to the excesses of Baroque and Rococco interpretations of classicism.
The most common features of the style are colonnades and arches.
www.nyc-architecture.com /STYLES/STY-Neoclassical.htm   (238 words)

  
 Important Books on Architecture that one should own
ARCHITECTURE OF HUMANISM, A Study in the History of Taste.
ARCHITECTURE OF LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN, A Documentation, With Excerpts from the Family, Recollections b Leitner, Bernhard.
ARCHITECTURES OF HERZOG and DE MEURON, Portraits by Thomas Ruff.
academics.triton.edu /faculty/fheitzman/library.html   (1904 words)

  
 UVA SCPS Course Offerings
Course Description: Explore the history of architecture in Virginia and the variety of styles represented in its unique buildings.
This course provides an overview of architecture from the founding of Virginia to the beginning of the Greek Revival.
Notes and Comments: The Saturday field trips are scheduled for March 4 and 11 from 9am to 5:30pm.
www.scps.virginia.edu /courses/ncar043.php   (97 words)

  
 Class B
By comparing buildings from different eras and from different cultures, we shall learn about the diverse traditions of American architecture, from its colonial beginnings to post-modern practices.
The result will be the basis for an architectural vocabulary and a greater consciousness of the built environment of the United States.
We shall examine not only work of the masters of the discipline, but also architecture without architects.
www.yu.edu /faculty/pglassma/class_b.htm   (211 words)

  
 architecturelinks
Architecture of the Technological Revolution: The Disorders of Insecurity.
Artful Architecture: The Getty Center and the Guggenheim Museum, Blibao.
On the Aesthetics of Architecture: A Psychological Approach to the Structure and the Order of Perceived Architectural Space (1995).
www2.truman.edu /~cwoodcox/architecturelinks.html   (318 words)

  
 Neoclassicism
An intellectual and moral approach to classicism, at first linked to Roman models.
Symbolic and associational values stressed, with a goal of creating an expressive, "speaking architecture." Best example: Thomas Jefferson.
Emphasized structure and classical building techniques, such as stone vaulting and domes.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/fa267/neoclassic.html   (91 words)

  
 English Books > Architecture > Architecture - Specific Styles
Architecture > Architecture - Specific Styles listing of 5853 titles.
An Aesthetic Occupation: The Immediacy Of Architecture And The Palestine Conflict
An Illustrated Glossary Of Early Southern Architecture And Landscape (Univ PR Of Virginia)
book.netstoreusa.com /index/bkban551.shtml   (1076 words)

  
 Amazon.com: American Architecture, Vol. 2: 1860-1976: Books: Marcus Whiffen,Frederick Koeper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A History of American Architecture: Buildings in Their Cultural and Technological Context by Mark Gelernter
The second volume of a guide comprehensive guide to American Architecture, covering developments between the years 1860 and 1976.
I am in the process of reviewing textbooks for use in a general History of Architecture course.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0262730707?v=glance   (787 words)

  
 PreservationDirectory.com Bookstore: Design & Architecture - Featuring Historic Preservation and Cultural Resource Book ...
The Elements of Style : A Practical Encyclopedia of Interior Architectural Details from 1485 to the Present
Landmarks in the Landscape : Historic Architecture in the National Parks of the West
Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian Houses : The Case for Organic Architecture
www.preservationdirectory.com /bs_designarchitecture.html   (469 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: American Architecture since 1780 : A Guide to the Styles, Revised Edition: Books: Marcus Whiffen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Amazon.ca: American Architecture since 1780 : A Guide to the Styles, Revised Edition: Books: Marcus Whiffen
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www.amazon.ca /American-Architecture-since-1780-Revised/dp/0262730979   (285 words)

  
 Selected Publications
ARCHITECTURE COLORS, Michael J. Crosbie and Steve Rosenthal, The Preservation Press,
ARCHITECTURE IN EDUCATION: A Resource of Imaginative Ideas and Tested
ARCHITECTURE IS ELEMENTARY, Visual Thinking through Architectural concepts,
www.mtsu.edu /~chankins/THEN/Architecture/page28.html   (272 words)

  
 Architecture in Puritan Era free essays
Adobe building structures were shown in many Spanish colonial churches in Arizona and New Mexico and other parts of the West, these churches were protected with large walls that would not allow the sandstorms to cause the church damage.
The majority of all other colonies during this time period relied heavily on European architecture, in particular English architecture.
This form reached the American colonies in the form of architecture manuals and pattern books.
www.needapaper.com /viewpaper/5450.html   (309 words)

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