His path-breaking first book, "The Shingle Style
," published in 1955, not only put an enduring name to a hitherto undefined direction in American architecture, but also provided a definitive understanding of and appreciation for the formal and cultural differences between European and American architecture, elevating the latter as part of a broad continuum extending across national borders from its then lowly status as a mere footnote.
The author examines the house in American film in terms of different architectural styles--the bungalow, the modernist house, and the stick and shingle style
house--and themes like nostalgia and their openness and blurring of private and public.
The residences will be clad in clapboard and cedar shakes in the New England Shingle Style
Hall purchased the six and a half acre pasture south of the Centre Village in North Andover where the elegant Shingle Style
country house and a similarly styled detached stable are located.
A sequel to the author's 2007 Shingle Style
Houses, this book features houses built by today's architects that incorporate the best of the Shingle Style
It's an eclectic mix of architectural styles--Victorian, Queen Anne, Craftsman, Shingle Style
, and stuccos are all represented--and home to some of Washington's most powerful lawyers, journalists, and authors.
The design, which adapts late-l9th century Shingle Style
architecture for today's casual, indoor-outdoor, Internet-oriented way of life, provides inspiration for anyone thinking of remodeling or redecorating.
Gilbane Development is well experienced in developing waterfront communities with traditional shingle style
architecture and unparalleled amenities.
The Shingle style
is really an American architectural form.
In keeping with The Hampton's architectural tradition, the townhomes will feature shingle style
design in natural cedar with white trim, sections of copper roofs and fieldstone chimneys, with each complex differing slightly from the others.
We felt the Shingle Style
would be particularly in keeping with the unusually wooded nature of the site," says John Eller, president of SB Architects.
With classic New England shingle style
architecture and a secluded setting on 16 acres abutting conservation land, Windsor Place is reminiscent of an expansive grand country estate with several manicured courtyards.