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Barns: A Close-Up Look (Built in America): A Tour of America's Iconic Architecture Through Historic Photos and Detailed Drawings

Author/EditorGiagnocavo, Alan (Author)
HABS Co-Author (Author)
ISBN: 9781565235625
Pub Date01/10/2011
BindingPaperback
Pages128
Dimensions (mm)216(h) * 279(w) * 10(d)
A collection that includes seventy black and white photos of barns across the country from the HABS/HAER website. It includes over ninety architectural plans that feature the wooden frame joinery used to construct the barns.
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This title provides an in-depth and vivid tour of architecture, like no other. These collections are some of the largest and most often used by the Library of Congress. Along with seventy black and white photos of barns across the country from the HABS/HAER website, this book includes over ninety architectural plans that feature the wooden frame joinery used to construct the barns. In this book, readers will find unique architectural structures, such as the round George Hall Barn, as well as barns that played a critical role in several different Civil War battles. A brief history of many of the locations is also included, courtesy of material found on the HABS/HAER website.

This title provides an in-depth and vivid tour of architecture, like no other. These collections are some of the largest and most often used by the Library of Congress. Along with seventy black and white photos of barns across the country from the HABS/HAER website, this book includes over ninety architectural plans that feature the wooden frame joinery used to construct the barns. In this book, readers will find unique architectural structures, such as the round George Hall Barn, as well as barns that played a critical role in several different Civil War battles. A brief history of many of the locations is also included, courtesy of material found on the HABS/HAER website.

Editor Alan Giagnocavo - Alan is the Publisher for Fox Chapel Publishing, Skills Institute Press, Woodcarving Illustrated Magazine and Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Magazine. Co-Author Historic American Building Survey (HABS) - Established in 1933, HABS was developed to preserve the architectural history of America.

Foreword Cochran Grange Barn Culp Farm Barn Fountaingrove Barn George Hall Barn John and Marry Felderman Farm Barn John Black Jr. Barn John R. Trimm Barn Kineth Farm Barn Kramer-Witte Barn M.V. Riddle Barn Reuben Ross Barn Rutherford Barn Shaker Church Family Cow Barn T. A. Leonard Barn Index

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