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British architects and craftsmen

Sitwell, Sacheverell Sir, bart.

British architects and craftsmen

a survey of taste and design and style duringthree centuries 1600-1830.

by Sitwell, Sacheverell Sir, bart.

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English


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The overall effect is a natural, warm, livable most famous Craftsmen style American architects were Charles and Henry Greene who combined high standards and natural materials to the design of small houses and have the credit for popularizing the Bungalow style which grew out of the Craftsman - Arts and Crafts style. The cube or double-cube room with a coved ceiling and Palladian window was a basic British Palladian motif, one popularized by architects such as Robert Adam. In planning the room, Washington was likely trying to achieve just such a double-cube room. The east-west dimension of the wing was fixed by the existing width of the house.


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British architects and craftsmen: a survey of taste, design, and style during three centuries, to by Sacheverell Sitwell; 15 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Architecture, Architectural Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, History, Modern Architecture, English Decoration and ornament; Places: England, Great Britain, English; Times: 17th.

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