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Saturday, May 4, 2013

Residential Architecture and Floor Plans


From Costume Design and Home Planning, c1916
 
Nice Ranch style plans, some are very small.
More 1950's Ranches
1950's Ranches
1958 Ranches
1952 Ranches
 
1920's styles: Houses, Bungalows, Barns, Commercial Buildings, Churches
 
Small House plans from 1945; meant to be energy-efficient, economical.
 
Redwood Homes of 1927, by California Architects
California Redwood Homes, 1925
Concrete Block Houses of 1925, with some Garage plans included
1927, including smaller homes, duplexes
 
1885 Rural, Farmhouses; with some Churches, Barns
1878, Village and Country Houses
Artistic Dwellings, 1893
 
1913
1913
1910
Fifty Low and Medium Priced Homes of 1913
Homes of Character, 1912
Practical House Plans for Town and Country
 
Southern Homes of 1922, some very small; plus a few garages.
Brick Bungalows and Small Houses, 1926
1922, Brick Houses
Cottages, 1924
Showcase American Homes, 1922
 
Cottages, 1940's
California "Dream Houses" (many with balconies), 1940's
1946, "Ideal" Homes, some very small
 
1902
1903
1903
1905
1909
1908, Houses and Barns
 
1930 Poultry House plans
1916 Poultry Houses
 
1946 Brick Houses
 
Small Homes of 1939
 
1939
 
1929
 
The Little Gold Mine, How-to Manual, 1889
1889, How to Build a Livable Home
How to Read Plans and Estimate Costs, 1917
1864, Homebuilding Knowledge
How to Build Stairs and Railings
 
1951, Modern Residential Architecture
 
The Bungalow Book, 1910
Bungalowcraft, 1908
 
Gazebos and Garden Structures, 1810
Orchard House / Greenhouse, 1860
Vineyards, 1856
House and Garden's Book of Gardens, 1921
 
1950, innovative design
1955, Easy to Build, Small Homes
 
1797, Farmhouses and Villas
1805 edition
1755
Country Houses and Outbuildings, 1866
 
Restoration of the White House, 1903
 
Schoolhouse Architecture, 1876
 
Country Homes and Gardens, 1907
 
Fine Suburban Architecture, 1916
 
1915
 
1942, Nice Smaller Homes
 
Colonial Style, 1930
 
1959, Small Homes, Cabins, Vacation Houses
 
Harmonious Homes, 1948
Sterling Homes, small houses, 1940's
1955, Small Homes
1950, Small Homes with Fireplaces
1950, Another book of Small Homes with Fireplaces
 
1920's, Homes of Beauty and Character (smaller homes, and garages)
1949, Moderately priced Eastern Homes
1930's Small Homes
1945, Concrete Homes, excellent plans for tiny houses
1930's, Homes with Fireplaces
1961, Split-level Ranches
 
(Top of page 5)
 
They have a Seafood Festival, yummy!
 
The Bensen House in Grant, Florida (Cracker style)
 
 
 
Cracker houses are of three basic types:
 
1- Farmhouse (one room deep and two rooms wide)... 2 rooms, total
 
2- Townhouse (one room deep and one room wide)... 1 room
 
3- Plantation house (a simple home that is two rooms deep and two rooms wide)... 4 rooms, total
 
Usually a kitchen was built with a shed roof off to the back of the house, or separate from the main structure.  Outhouses were also usually built separate from the main structure.
 
 

I miss the Live Oaks, Sabal Palms, and the Century Plants (in foreground) of Florida
 
 
 
Oakland Plantation house basement and main floor
 
 
Included for the cover art
Included for the historical interest
A collection of interesting personal papers.
 
Very nicely illustrated.
Open Timber Roofs of the Middle Ages (breath-takingly beautiful architecture).
Chinese style.
 
Italian Villa from Godey's Lady
 
Floor plan for the Italian Villa
 
Winter Scene from Godey's Lady
 
Rural or Suburban house, floor plan... from Godey's Lady
 
Authentic East Indian Bungalow
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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