Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Architecture of Country Houses” as Want to Read:
The Architecture of Country Houses
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

The Architecture of Country Houses

4.24 of 5 stars 4.24  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  1 review
Throughout the early Victorian period American domestic architecture was dominated by the ideas and designs of Andrew Jackson Downing who emphasized function, convenience, and concord with the environment. This volume forms his most important work. 321 figures. 33 architectural designs. Introduction.
Paperback, 484 pages
Published June 1st 1969 by Dover Publications (first published 1850)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Architecture of Country Houses, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Architecture of Country Houses

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 31)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Victorian Cottage Residences A   Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to North America; With a View to the Improvement of Country Residences. Compri Landscape Gardening and Rural Architecture The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America Andrew Jackson Downing: Essential Texts

Share This Book