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shingle style

Vincent Scully

shingle style

architectural theory and design from Richardson to the origins of Wright.

by Vincent Scully

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Yale U.P.; Oxford U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesYale historical publications -- 10
The Physical Object
Pagination181p.,ill.,28cm
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21658595M

A virtual swatch book, ColorCoach In additional to offering a variety of style choices, asphalt shingles are also widely available throughout the U.S. and Canada, and are easy to install, making them an attractive option for professional roofing contractors to offer to their customers. A CertainTeed XT 25 strip shingle in the color.   This point is proven in fourteen examples of Ike Kligerman Barkley’s work, featured in The New Shingled House. With coffee table cache, thick glossy paper, vivid photography and prose as fluid as the architecture itself, this book shows how traditional informs modern and how the Shingle style “reconciles unusual or conflicting concepts.”.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scully, Vincent, Jr., Shingle style. New Haven, Yale University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. An inspiring showcase of masterpieces of the Shingle Style. A richly photographed presentation of some of the most important Shingle Style houses built in America, this book gives readers a privileged view into the splendid interiors of these late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century masterpieces of domestic design.

“The Shingle style is as American as the buffalo nickel,” says Austin Patterson Disston Architects partner McKee “Mac” Patter. Though the American Shingle style enjoyed a comparatively short period of popularity, many of its key features are incorporated into hoouses of today. Read this article to learn more. Shingle style (–) A style that featured an eclectic American adaptation of New England forms to the structuralism of the Victorian era. Structures were de-emphasized by a uniform covering of entire surfaces of the roof and walls with monochromatic shingles; the eaves of the roofs are close to the walls so that they emphasize the homogeneous.


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Shingle style by Vincent Scully Download PDF EPUB FB2

Distinguished by long, sloping gables, horizontal lines, and a continuous shingle covering on the exterior, the Shingle Style's essential objective was the creation of expanding, flowing space. The Shingle Style embodied intellectual pluralism and cultural democracy―ideals fundamental to American belief and developed quickly and by: 5.

An historical treasure, this book, The Shingle and the Stick Style: form Richardson to the Orgins of Wright, by Vincent Scully is a chest of Architectual masterpieces. Detailed descriptions, interior and exterior photos, and floor plans make this book a wealth of /5(5).

As the definitive study of the complex inspirations and cultural influences that were fused in the Shingle Style of wooden suburban and resort buildings of the period toMr. Scullys book has received much critical acclaim.4/5(26). Architectural Theory and Design from Downing to the Origins of Wright; Revised Edition Vincent J.

Scully, Jr. As the definitive study of the complex inspirations and cultural influences that were fused in the Shingle Style of wooden suburban and resort buildings of the period toMr.

Scully’s book has received much critical acclaim. Newport Shingle Style book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Shingle Style flourished in the Gilded Age environs of Newport, Rhod /5. Technically, the word "shingle" is not a style, but a siding material.

Victorian shingles were usually thinly cut cedar which was shingle style book rather than painted. Vincent Scully, an architectural historian, popularized the term Shingle Style to describe a type of Victorian home in which complex shapes were united by a taut skin of these cedar shingles.

And yet, some "Shingle Style" homes were not sided in shingles. The Shingle Style and the Stick Style By Vincent Scully (Gibbs Smith, ) Still in print, the groundbreaking discourse by Yale architecture professor Scully that named the style in the s.

Not a picture book. Shingle Styles By Bret Morgan (Abrams, ) Very helpful in understanding Shingle architecture and its evolution. This is inch-deep shingle style without real soul or character. I’ve always been passionate about the shingle style.

I’ve toured the country with my camera, read every book, and continue to study this quintessential American style which, done right, should exude a spirit of comfort, relaxation, and summertime leisure. Shingle Style House Plans.

Born in New England and popular through to the West Coast, shingle style home plans are informal and highly imaginative - a summer "cottage" style often built for wealthy clients. to give the shingle style its name. Surely it’s a unique situation for a novelist to live in a replica of a central setting of her historical novel.

But I hasten to add that this book is about much more than the building of a summer house by a rich Bostonian (the city’s biggest taxpayer in his day). It’s the story of aFile Size: 1MB. "Shingle Style: Living in San Francisco's Brown Shingles," (Rizzoli, ), is a new book by Bay Area architects Lucia Howard and David Weingarten, with photographs by David Duncan Livingston.

The Shingle style home is distinctly American and traces its beginnings to the late 19th century. The style is a direct result of a renewed interest in Colonial American architecture happening at that time, as well as a desire to move away.

As the definitive study of the complex inspirations and cultural influences that were fused in the Shingle Style of wooden suburban and resort buildings of the period toMr. Scully’s book has received much critical acclaim.

He presents the published designs and the written Brand: Yale University Press. This book will delight and inspire readers with its luxurious treatment of homes in this beloved architectural style, which has become an expression of the romantic longing for a life by the sea.

Featuring all-new photography taken especially for the book, it looks at both the historic and new Shingle Style houses. Browse Owens Corning asphalt roofing shingles available in your area, from three-tab to laminated architectural shingles, to find the right roofing shingles and shingle color for your home.

Shingle Style Living in San Francisco's Brown Shingles (Book): Howard, Lucia: An inspiring showcase of masterpieces of the Shingle Style. A richly photographed presentation of some of the most important Shingle Style houses built in America, this book gives readers a privileged view into the splendid interiors of these late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century masterpieces of.

Windows. Shingle style houses had numerous windows, some of ample proportions and some rather small. The typical double-hung window was commonly arranged with a single-pane sash at the bottom and a multipane sash above.

For large wall areas, windows were arranged in rows of two, three or even more. Description An inspiring showcase of masterpieces of the Shingle Style. A richly photographed presentation of some of the most important Shingle Style houses built in America, this book gives readers a privileged view into the splendid interiors of these late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century masterpieces of domestic design.

"Shingle Styles" goes beyond Scully's book to include great examples across the U.S., and also some examples of modern houses inspired by the Shingle Style. I especially enjoyed learning of the recreation of "Kragsyde", one of the long-lost ultimate Shingle Style by: 1.

Native to New England but found across the United States – indeed the world – Shingle style house plans evoke the warmth and comfort of cottage or rustic uced in the late s, the Shingle style was intended to hark back to the simplicity of Colonial architecture and eschew the ornamentation, adornments, and embellishments of Queen Anne and Victorian home plan.

In his book Houses from Books (), Reiff recognizes that gambrel-roof houses with shingles, cross-gables, and colonial revival detailing are, in fact, "a Shingle Style adapted to modest dwellings, not just to seaside estates of the wealthy " ().

Shingle Style flourished in the Gilded Age environs of Newport, Rhode Island, during the s. The setting for the film "High Society," and the location of John F.

Kennedy's wedding, it continues to enchant residents and visitors alike with an unparalleled concentration of carefully preserved /5(3).Roof shingle style options abound. Explore shingle color with HGTV home director of design Nancy Fire. Call Campo Roofing for a free quote!