Bungalow Nation

Alexander Vertikoff (Photographer) New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2003. Third printing [stated]. Hardcover. The format is approximately 8.875 inches by 11.25 inches. 240 pages. Decorative DJ. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations (many in color). Selected Bibliography. Resources. Black mark on bottom edge. Lower corner of back cover and DJ damaged/ding. More than three hundred full-color photographs showcase the charming appeal of the bungalow style of design, featuring a variety of stylistic treatments--from Colonial Revival to Craftsman to Tudor--that exemplify the best in decorating for bungalow bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, and baths. Foreword by Richard Moe. Diane Maddex, Hon. AIA, is an award-winning book publisher and author of a dozen books, including six on Frank Lloyd Wright. Over the last twenty-five years, her company, Archetype Press, has produced scores of titles on architecture and interior design, photography, and historic places. Its garden books showcase the White House garden, historic Georgetown in Washington, D.C., children’s gardens, and the gardens of the Smithsonian Institution and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. A cofounder and director of the National Trust’s Preservation Press, she has also been a journalist and served on the design review board in the new town of Reston, Va. For her service to the profession, the American Institute of Architects awarded her its highest honor for non-architects, honorary membership. Alexander Vertikoff's award-winning images have been on the cover of every issue of American Bungalow magazine as well as dozens of covers and hundreds of articles in magazines such as Architectural Digest and The New York Times. From a comment/review found on-line: Bungalow Nation is a colorful and interesting look at a distinctly American house-type: the bungalow. Imported from England by way of India, bungalows began in California and spread eastward across the land as a home for Everyman... even today, bungalows built in the mid-1900's stand a testament to a philosophy that prized organic and authentic building materials in harmony with nature: understated but beautiful, Bungalow Nation is a must for anyone who loves bungalows. It is filled with pictures that show the distinctive features of bungalows, from inglenooks to breakfast nooks, to the period tile used around fireplaces, to explanations about building materials and styles of bungalows from all across the nation. Condition: Fair / Fair.

Keywords: Architecture, Housing, Bungalow, Construction, Decorative Arts, Arts and Crafts, Porches, Fireplaces, Built-ins, Furnishings, Interior Decoration

ISBN: 0810946289

[Book #87021]

Price: $50.00

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