The Architectural Review Volume 3

The Architectural Review Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...other maga-zines of that month, we are reviewing the June issue, the text of which contains the customary practical articles and the results of the Brick Church and Parish House Competition. The designs reproduced appeal by their prevailing freedom, none be-ing expressed in vernacular Gothic. Among the plate illustrations are Schmidt, Garden & Martin's Paxton house at Lake Forest, a simple English composition with a doorway that some-how does not seem to com-bine quite successfully with the second-story feature over-head; Mr. Spahr's Speck house at Grosse Point, Mich., visualizing ample expenditure in some of its incongruous elements and unrestrained use of carving and timber work; and a small Newtonville house by Frank Chouteau Brown, which has developed an unusual plan, expressing unusual require-ments imposed by clients or site, and an exterior of extreme sim-plicity and directness in handling the chosen material. Mr. Gil-christ's double house at St. Mar-tin's, while showing thorough mastery of his medium, is hardly of his usual standard; and Mr. Grey's Scientist Church at Los Angeles (already thoroughly il-lustrated) is not so pleasing or successful as to justify its con-tinued reiteration; while an-other Science church, at Worces-ter, is a still more conventional expression of a not particularly First Congregational Parsonage, F-au Claire, Wis. Purcell & FJmslie, Architects (From "The American Architect") Bronson Winthrop, Esq., Syosset, L. I. Delano 5i Aldrich, Architects (From "The American Architect" Madison State FJank, Madison, Minn. Purcell & FJmslie, Architects appropriate classical scheme. Turning to the July magazines, The American Architect for July 7 has for its leading article a paper by George...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236579720
  • 9781236579720