The Arts and Crafts movement began as an instinctive reaction against the new industrial age. Seeking a return to simple craftsmanship, with traditional materials, its influence spread both to Europe and North America where the term craftsman denoted a traditional style of architecture and interior design prevalent before the 1920s.
A compact and useful guide, filled with detailed drawings, to help put a date on the variety of buildings one sees when travelling through Britain. This guide covers an immense range of structures and styles from 1500 to 1950. In addition, it includes a glossary of architectural terms and a historical time chart.
A guide to the houses of the 18th and early 19th century, their exteriors and their interiors. It explains various aspects of the Georgian and Regency house and provides a comprehensive guide to the houses of this period.
Have you ever passed a building and wondered how old it is? This illustrated and easy reference guide is packed with hundreds of photos and information to help you date buildings and bring their history to life.