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HOUSES: AN ARCHITECTURAL GUIDE. Charles O'Brien. Yale University Press, New Haven, 2016. Pevsner Architectural Guides. Pevsner Introductions. 192 pp. with 156 ills. (112 col.). 23 x 13 cm. ISBN 9780300215540 In English.
Publisher's description: An enthusiast's guide to exploring historic houses of England, this informative book also enables readers to discover more about the history of their own houses. Users can learn to interpret domestic architecture, identify period styles, uncover the origins of a building, and understand why rooms are arranged in particular sequences, why window and chimney designs change through history, or why staircases are presented in a certain fashion. Color photography and informative line drawings illustrate the explanations and provide a rich visual history of domestic architecture from the earliest surviving dwellings to the most avant-garde developments.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — Several Periods — Architecture
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 170851
Hardcover $20.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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