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A Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture

A Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture

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by Roulhac Toledano
     
 

New Orleans architecture as it was, is, and should be. A stunning presentation of 19th-century gouache and watercolor archival paintings of New Orleans neighborhoods, this volume presents what old, renovated, restored, and new buildings not only might look like, but how they should look. An educational tool, architectural pattern book, city planner's handbook, and

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New Orleans architecture as it was, is, and should be. A stunning presentation of 19th-century gouache and watercolor archival paintings of New Orleans neighborhoods, this volume presents what old, renovated, restored, and new buildings not only might look like, but how they should look. An educational tool, architectural pattern book, city planner's handbook, and visual treasure, this resource invites its readers to study the footprints of the city's original edifices in order to rebuild and restore with authenticity. Examples of each New Orleans house type, historic plans for each house, and contemporary adaptive-use floor plans are highlighted.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589806948
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
734,652
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

An award-winning author of more than a dozen books, Roulhac B. Toledano is a prominent lecturer and an authority on historical architecture. She is the recipient of the American Institute of Architects International Book Award and works as an artist, writer, and preserver of historic American treasures.

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A Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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