The White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs Volume 1-2

The White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...is called to the fact that this house is presumed to meet a practical need in every American suburb, and therefore should in all respects be a distinct improvement over the average house erected by the speculative builder. The Editor wishes to assure all contestants that it is not the purpose to make use of the resulting designs other than for exhibition or the publication of a selected number in booklet form. This booklet will not purport to be a home-builders' "plan-book," but simply a work suggesting how White Pine may appropriately be used, and a copy will be sent each contestant. The August issue of The White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs will be devoted to the publication of the Prize and Mention Designs. In every case where a competitor's design is shown, his full name and address will be given, and all inquiries regarding his work will be forwarded direct to him. It is planned to judge the submitted designs work, and you can be sure that it will stay on May I2tli and 13th., PROGRAM FOR AN ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITION A SUBURBAN HOUSE TO cOSt $10,000 (INCLUDING GARAGE FOR ONE CAR) Architects and Architectural Draughtsmen are invited to enter this Competition Competition closes at 5 p.m., Monday, May Isl, I916 PROBLEM: The subject is the design of a Suburban Residence with a Garage to accommodate one car, both to be built of wood, the outside finish, consisting of siding and corner boards; window sash, frames and casings; outside doors, door frames and casings; outside blinds; all exposed porch and balcony lumber; cornice boards, brackets, ornaments and moldings; and any other outside finish lumber--not including shingles--to be built of White Pine. The house is to be located on a rectangular lot with...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236825322
  • 9781236825322