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American Houses : The Architecture of Fairfax & Sammons
by Mary Miers and Adele Chatfield-Taylor and Durston Saylor


Overview - Anne Fairfax and Richard Sammons are at the forefront of a movement among architects today who draw inspiration from the wellspring of the classical traditions in architecture. They have developed a body of work that reflects and adheres to the long-held theories of proportion and order passed down through many past generations of scholarship and practice.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Anne Fairfax and Richard Sammons are at the forefront of a movement among architects today who draw inspiration from the wellspring of the classical traditions in architecture. They have developed a body of work that reflects and adheres to the long-held theories of proportion and order passed down through many past generations of scholarship and practice. The firm's office also served as the headquarters for Henry Hope Reid's Classical America, the only organization offering an alternative to modernist aesthetics until the establishment of the Institute of Classical Architecture in 1992. The twenty-four projects in this volume show the firm's consistent focus on classical architectural beauty, whether the chosen style be Palladian, Tuscan, Mediterranean, Georgian, Adamesque, Neo-classical, British or Dutch Colonial, Colonial Revival, or even East Coast Shingle Style, in all of which Fairfax & Sammons are eminently proficient. The projects selected out of the firm's large body of work include country houses located in Connecticut, New York, Virginia, and Florida, including the renovation of town houses and apartments in New York City--all presented in new color photography.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780847828579
  • ISBN-10: 0847828573
  • Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
  • Publish Date: November 2006
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 12.28 x 9.42 x 1.08 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.66 pounds

Series: Classical America

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