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pattern book

In the 18th and 19th centuries, a book on architectural practice that once served as a builders’ manual, builders’ guide, or handbook containing plans and/or patterns of houses and building details such as columns, cornices, doors, porches, and windows.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Builders' Guide to the APA Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook isn't available to non-members, and it isn't going to be.

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