Building the Dream: A Social History of Housing in America

Gwendolyn Wright (Author)
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Description

The evolution of housing in America.

This book is concerned essentially with the model of domestic environment in this country, as it has evolved from colonial architecture through current urban projects. Beginning with Puritan townscape, topics include urban row housing, Big House and slave quarters, factory housing, rural cottages, Victorian suburbs, urban tenements, apartment life, bungalows, company towns, planned residential communities, public housing for the poor, suburban sprawl.

Product Details

Price
£32.00  £29.76
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date
11 April 1983
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780262730648

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