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📒Charleston Architecture And Interiors ✍ Susan Sully
✏Charleston Architecture and Interiors Book Summary : A volume that explores the beautiful houses, gardens, and decorative arts that comprise Charleston, North Carolina's unique charm also includes a source guide listing interior designers, antiques stores, and manufacturers of fine reproductions.
📒Charleston Interiors ✍ Samuel Chamberlain
✏Charleston Interiors Book Summary : Splendid pictorial survey of 51 of South Carolina's historic homes. Over 300 photos, plus descriptive text — Ashley Hall, Crayton Hall, Joseph Manigault house, plus homes of Colonel William Rhett, John Edwards, others.
📒A Classical Journey ✍ Ken Tate
✏A Classical Journey Book Summary : Award-winning architect Ken Tate is widely recognized for his intuitive approach to traditional architecture. His houses come from a place of soul, as well as a deep understanding of human nature and the history of architecture. In this book, nine dwelli
📒Charleston Architecture 1670 1860 Text ✍ Gene Waddell
✏Charleston Architecture 1670 1860 Text Book Summary : This book is about how a consistently high standard of excellence was achieved in Charleston architecture in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Regardless of what style Charleston's architects used--Greek or Roman, Gothic or Renaissance, Adamesque or Greek Revival--they were in agreement about what constituted excellence. Special emphasis is placed on the knowledge that was required to create Charleston's early architecture. An introduction discusses the writings and buildings of Andrea Palladio, Robert Adam, A. Welby Pugin, and other influential architects. Sources of inspiration for Charleston buildings have included specific buildings in Greece, Italy, England, France and Germany. Whenever possible, primary sources of information were used to determine how various types of Charleston buildings were designed and constructed. A dozen of the city's best-documented buildings are considered in detail as a basis for comparison: Houses: a list of all expenses to construct a row of five row houses from 1709-1711; a comprehensive set of building accounts for a double house designed in c. 1745; and a contract for a Charleston Single House designed in 1789 Religious Buildings: accounts of the construction of two Anglican churches built from c. 1721-1723 and from 1752-1761; a Congregational church and a Baptist church designed by the first American architect; the first Reform synagogue in the United States; and Unitarian and Episcopal churches with Gothic fan vaulting Public Buildings: architectural drawings for an exchange and custom house designed in 1766; complete records for constructing a state administrative building that set a new standard for construction and that introduced the Greek Revival style in Charleston; a federal custom house that was initially designed locally; and a municipal orphan house in the Italianate style. These buildings are compared with hundreds of others of similar types and styles to reveal what was most characteristic and most distinctive about Charleston architecture. This book also contains a summary of information available before 1740, an analysis of buildings depicted in the 1740 view of the city, a survey of nearly three thousand surviving Single Houses, a review of the principal buildings that existed in 1826, a study of the origins of the Greek Revival style, a comparison of the influence of Jefferson and Latrobe on Mills, a discussion of how the Greek and Roman orders were adapted, and a section on the characteristics of Adamesque architecture. Appendices included a list of all architecture books known to have been available in Charleston from 1751-1856, data on the number of houses that existed at various times from 1672-1861, and studies of building types such as rice mills and design features such as the piazza. Over 600 illustrations are included of the best-designed and most typical buildings in Charleston and the most influential sources of design. The illustrations consist of historic photographs, drawings, and views; numerous measured drawings and maps; and more than two hundred recently taken photographs.
📒The Early Architecture Of Charleston ✍ Albert Simons
✏The Early Architecture of Charleston Book Summary : Highlights the architectural heritage paying tribute to the skill of America's early architects.
📒Architectural Detailing In Residential Interiors ✍ Wendy W. Staebler
✏Architectural Detailing in Residential Interiors Book Summary : A compilation of 121 exemplary residential detailing projects by 53 leading architects and designers in the US. Details range from audio- visual enclosures to bookcases, from fireplaces to ceilings, from kitchen hoods to railings. Every detail is shown with its actual working drawings and is accompanied by information about the design process, the materials, and how the finishing parts were integrated with the overall design. With some 300 illustrations. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
📒Architecture And Empire In Jamaica ✍ Louis Nelson
✏Architecture and Empire in Jamaica Book Summary : Through Creole houses and merchant stores to sugar fields and boiling houses, Jamaica played a leading role in the formation of both the early modern Atlantic world and the British Empire. Architecture and Empire in Jamaica offers the first scholarly analysis of Jamaican architecture in the long 18th century, spanning roughly from the Port Royal earthquake of 1692 to Emancipation in 1838. In this richly illustrated study, which includes hundreds of the author’s own photographs and drawings, Louis P. Nelson examines surviving buildings and archival records to write a social history of architecture. Nelson begins with an overview of the architecture of the West African slave trade then moves to chapters framed around types of buildings and landscapes, including the Jamaican plantation landscape and fortified houses to the architecture of free blacks. He concludes with a consideration of Jamaican architecture in Britain. By connecting the architecture of the Caribbean first to West Africa and then to Britain, Nelson traces the flow of capital and makes explicit the material, economic, and political networks around the Atlantic.
📒Avery Index To Architectural Periodicals 1995 ✍ Avery Library
✏Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals 1995 Book Summary :
✏Charleston and Monk s House The Intimate House Museums of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell Book Summary : The interwoven biographies of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell and the houses they lived in. What can we learn from a commemorative house? What biographical narratives emerge as we travel through the spaces of another's home? This new study unveils the revelatory potential of the house museum to inform and enrich our understanding of the lived past of its former inhabitants. It focuses on the emotionally textured interiors of Charleston and Monk's House, the literary/artistic house museums of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell, seeking out traces of their shared biography.Fresh perspectives unfold on Woolf's and Bell's' sisterhood and their continuous artistic exchange, as we shadow their daily lives through the richly painted rooms and atmospheric gardens of their former Sussex homes. Discover these celebrated artists in a different light - animated, moving, handling the tools of their related arts and brought vividly to life through the tangible fabric of their past living.
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