The age of houses illustrated
The objective of this book is to use photographs to indicate the period when a particular style of house was in demand. Distinctive features and the "Era" are discussed in the accompanying script. The book does not attempt to include every type of house. I have endeavoured to show the various styles still in use as these are important to valuers, estate agents, mortgagees and others interested in both the age and style of houses. No attempt is made to cover the wide and ever changing pattern of interior fittings. The external appearance is the main guide to recognition of the era of a house. The date of building any particular house is stated if factual information is available. In general the age is indicated as belonging to a five or ten year period.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordshousing; architectural evolution; pictorial presentation; architectural visualisation; historical aspects; housing structure; architectural aspects; housing valuation; exterior design
Fields of Research120102 Architectural Heritage and Conservation; 120103 Architectural History and Theory; 120502 History and Theory of the Built Environment (excl. Architecture); 120101 Architectural Design
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