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Author Jennings, Jan, 1946-

Title Cheap and tasteful dwellings : design competitions and the convenient interior, 1879-1909 / Jan Jennings.

Imprint Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    728.1 JEN    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 313 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-303) and index.
Contents Body of architects-competitions and competitors -- Cooperative competition -- Cooperative patterns -- Procedures -- Critical drawings -- Buildings -- Cooperative competition -- Practical architects -- Expectations and incentives -- Winners, near winners, and losers -- Education and training -- Learning drawing -- The shape of practice -- Professionalization -- Practices -- The business of architecture -- Body of work-cheap and tasteful dwellings -- Parallel constructs -- Separate paradigms -- Convenient arrangement -- The plan and the floor plan -- Competitions -- Drawing convenience -- Practical cottages -- Pictorial and convenient -- Compositions -- Costs of cottages and convenience -- Drawing cottages.
Subject Carpentry and building.
Architecture -- Competitions -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Architecture -- Competitions -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture, Domestic -- United States -- Designs and plans.
Middle class -- Dwellings -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Middle class -- Dwellings -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 157233360X (hardcover : alk. paper)

 
    
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