This Guide contains some of the most used resources for architecture and interior design research including journals, books, visual resources, databases, and additional resources related to institutional and professional organizations.
This book is arranged chronologically by period with a brief introduction to each followed by a history of the style and then individual bibliographic references at the end of each section. There are pictorial illustrations (but no plans) and a brief glossary.
This book is divided into two parts. The first deals with European traditions in American Vernacular domestic architecture. The next chapters treat the classic period styles from Georgian to International. A final chapter discusses recent design developments. Excellent line drawings throughout.
One hundred styles are arranged chronologically from the Indians (300 A.D.) to space (2000 A.D.). Each has two pages with brief text and line drawings. Includes whimsical as well as traditional styles.
This book is aimed at the interested layman who has little knowledge of technical terms. It presents the history of building styles from early antiquity to the present. It is heavily illustrated with line drawings, plans and details.
This book presents a chronological evolution of architecture in the U.S. Each chapter deals with several phases in a particular time period and then gives a brief description of outstanding buildings in the style grouped by public and residential categories.
Volume one introduces twelve periods from Egyptian to modern and then gives a few photos but mostly line drawings of plans, elevations and sections of representative buildings. Volume two covers twelve countries in the same format.
Rifkind organizes her book by four main building types Residential, Ecclesiastical, Civic & Commercial, and Utilitarian. Within these four types architectural styles are arranged chronologically. The majority of illustrations are line drawings by HABS.
Over 200 photos from the Historic American Buildings Survey serve to illustrate 39 different styles from Spanish Colonial to Art Moderne. There is a "Pictorial Glossary of Terms" arranged by architectural element.
Reprinted from HISTORIC PRESERVATION these four chapters deal chronologically with periods in American architectural history. There are brief sketches of style, some photographs and a separate glossary that is illustrated with line drawings.