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Stone Houses: Traditional Homes of R. Brognard Okie
Essential Colonial Revival–style stone houses in bucolic settings—on hillsides, beside streams—and their inviting interiors, by the architect who popularized the beloved form. Stone Houses showcases a beloved kind of home that many of us aspire to own and live in—a place of warmth and security, of charm and romance. The stone house speaks to a very basic dream of stability ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published October 1st 2013 by Rizzoli
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May 17, 2015 Lorraine rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone who has an interest in architecture .
R. Brognard Okie was an excellent architect who was a proponent of The Colonial Revival style, and along The Main Line outside of Philadelphia, one can see his stone houses illustrating the Colonial Revival style. His houses blend with the lay of the land, and the interiors show built-in China cabinets, large deep fireplaces, and wooden beam ceilings with wrought iron pieces of hardware such as hinges that hold the wide Dutch doors in place. Mr. Okie was a superb architect who used his knowledge ...more