Bungalow Colours Exteriors

Bungalow Colours Exteriors : Exteriors

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Bungalow Colors: Exteriors addresses the importance of color in Arts& Crafts architecture. Drawing on the works of such Arts & Crafts master as Greene & Greene, Stickley, and Wright, this new volume outlines the history of color within the Arts & Crafts movement. Schweitzer provides practical advice for integrating historically accurate colors today. Whether restoring an older bungalow or aiming to impart an authentic flavor to a new Arts & Crafts-style home, Bungalow Colors: Exteriors focuses on "outside" solutions. Schweitzer addresses exterior walls, windows, roofs, and other architectural features, plus body, trim, accents, stucco, shingles, and clapboards. It's everything an Arts & Crafts enthusiast is looking for to create a visually stunning bungalow exterior.
Robert Schweitzer teaches architectural history and historic preservation at Eastern Michigan University. He is an advisory board member for American Bungalow magazine and a columnist for Victorian Homes. He live in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 241.3 x 246.38 x 17.78mm | 884.5g
  • Gibbs M. Smith Inc
  • Layton, UT, United States
  • English
  • 20 b&w photographs, 140 colour 140 colour photographs, 20 B7w photographs
  • 1586851306
  • 9781586851309

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...the many pictures in the book, both old and new, are wonderful. No matter what style and material your house or even if you don't own one, it's great fun to read and look through.
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A hands-on sourcebook for painting or restoring your bungalow in authentic Arts & Crafts colors.
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Bungalow Colors: Exteriors is the first of two books that will address the importance of color in Arts & Crafts architecture and interior design. Drawing on the works of such Arts & Crafts masters as Greene & Greene, Stickley and Wright, author Robert Schweitzer outlines the history and importance of color within the Arts & Crafts movement, revealed in dozens of authentic period illustrations and photographs. Bungalow Colors: Exteriors provides practical advice for those who wish to integrate historically accurate colors into their homes, whether restoring an older bungalow or aiming to impart a more authentic flavor to a new Arts & Crafts-style home. Bungalow Colors: Exteriors focuses on "outside" solutions-covering exterior walls, windows, roofs, and other architectural features, plus revealing which colors are traditionally used for body, trim, accents, stucco, shingles and clapboards. Real-life restorations are showcased in color photographs throughout, in some cases providing "before" and "after" shots of bungalow color makeovers. It's everything an Arts & Crafts enthusiast is looking for to create a visually stunning bungalow exterior.
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