By Rogers & Manson
When Brickbuilder, an early 20th-century alternate e-book, subsidized a huge national pageant for bungalow designs, over six hundred drawings have been submitted through architects and draftsmen from round the kingdom. This ebook, reprinted from an extraordinary catalog released in 1912, includes the a hundred successful entries from that occasion. the contest had very important standards: the crucial building fabric used to be to be brick, and the full expense — unique of the land — will be approximately $3,000.
The successful designs got here from everywhere in the usa and mirrored a various variety of tastes and kinds — from a single-floor, tile-roof hacienda to an tricky thatched-roof English cottage, whole with ornamental brickwork and a semicircular external wall. all the a hundred fantastically rendered plates indicates the home in point of view and offers flooring plans, a few panorama making plans, and an itemized checklist of development costs.
An crucial reference e-book for restorers of interval houses, historians, scholars, and fanatics of yankee family structure, this interesting ebook additionally deals browsers an interesting glimpse of homes that also look in numerous parts around the country.
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