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Vernacular Architecture : An Illustrated Handbook - R W Brunskill

Vernacular Architecture

An Illustrated Handbook

Paperback Published: 20th March 2000
ISBN: 9780571195039
Number Of Pages: 296

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A new edition of the classic handbook, fully updated, with 24 pages of additional illustrations and text. Brunskill's Vernacular Architecture is the essential guide to the architecture of manor houses, farmhouses, cottages, barns, stables, mills, inns, shops and early industrial buildings, which were built according to local traditions and close to the domestic scale. As an illustrated record of traditional building techniques it is indispensable.

List of Illustrationsp. 7
Preface and Acknowledgmentsp. 15
Preface to Fourth Editionp. 17
Introductionp. 19
Walling: construction and materialsp. 36
Roofing: shape, construction and materialsp. 74
Plan and sectionp. 100
Architectural detailsp. 128
Farm buildingsp. 148
Urban vernacular, minor industrial buildings and chapelsp. 172
Comparisons and conclusionp. 196
How to study vernacular architecture, extensive, intensive and documentaryp. 230
Glossary notesp. 244
Notes, References and Recommendations for Further Readingp. 252
Bibliographyp. 275
Indexp. 287
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ISBN: 9780571195039
ISBN-10: 0571195032
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 20th March 2000
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.4 x 13.8  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.6
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised