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Understanding the Edwardian and Inter-War Houses (1920s & 1930s)

Alan Johnson

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ISBN 10: 1861268343 / ISBN 13: 9781861268341
Published by The Crowood Press Ltd
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2006. illustrated edition. Hardcover. Useful for owners of Edwardian and Inter-war houses, this work offers advice on renovation, restoration, fault-finding, repair, and maintenance. Topics covered include: historical background and description of dwelling types; constructional anatomy of Edwardian and Inter-war houses; Modern Movement Houses; and alterations and improvements. Num Pages: 200 pages, 16 colour photographs, 210 black & white photographs. BIC Classification: AMK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 252 x 197 x 20. Weight in Grams: 860. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781861268341

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Title: Understanding the Edwardian and Inter-War ...

Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd

Binding: Hardcover

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Britain has a heritage of cottage-style homes which can be traced back to the second half of the 19th century, which became the prevailing style in the years immediately preceding the First World War, and which virtually monopolized housebuilding in the inter-war period. Examples of these houses from the Edwardian age are rightly prized by their owners, and their descendants from the 1920s and 30s can now be reappraised with an objectivity that was impossible even a generation ago. Understanding the Edwardian and Inter-war House will be indispensable for those embarking on a major renovation, authentic restoration, maintenance, or improvement of houses of this period. It looks at the historical background and description of dwelling types, the constructional anatomy of Edwardian and Inter-war houses, modern movement houses, and alterations and improvements.

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After qualifying as an architect, Alan Johnson was awarded a Master's degree in history of architecture from the University of Manchester. For the past nine years he has been a Historic Buildings Architect in Government Historic Estates Unit of English Heritage. He has been Honorary Architect to The Victorian Society since 1988.

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