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California Romantica features the most important, yet rarely seen, residential exemplars of the California Mission and Spanish Colonial styles, by such noted architects as George Washington Smith, Wallace Neff, Richard Requa, Lilian Rice, and Paul R. Williams, among others. From whitewashed stucco walls and cloistered patios to tile roofs and sumptuous gardens, each house ...more
Hardcover, 322 pages
Published November 6th 2007 by Rizzoli
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Nate
Gorgeous book. Great pictures and analysis of this kind of architecture in California. It profiles about ten houses and gives a little history of the style and vernacular as well as aspirations of the original owners and architects. The focus of the photography is mostly on detail shots. For some of the houses, it was exclusively detail shots. This book would have been even stronger had it shown the entire outside of these houses in one shot. Highly recommended.
Courtney
This book is mainly photographs--not a lot of text. The architecture and photographs are beautiful.
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