A Field Guide to American Houses - Virginia Savage McAlester

A Field Guide to American Houses

By Virginia Savage McAlester

  • Release Date: 2013-12-03
  • Genre: Art & Architecture


The fully expanded, updated, and freshly designed second edition of the most comprehensive and widely acclaimed guide to domestic architecture: in print since its original publication in 1984, and acknowledged everywhere as the unmatched, essential guide to American houses.

This revised edition includes a section on neighborhoods; expanded and completely new categories of house styles with photos and descriptions of each; an appendix on "Approaches to Construction in the 20th and 21st Centuries"; an expanded bibliography; and 600 new photographs and line drawings.