Essential Book of Barns: Discovering the Design, Function and Form

Essential Book of Barns: Discovering the Design, Function and Form

by David Larkin
     
 

Massive structures created with the use of native materials, and by the simplest yet most practical methods, the barn is a beautiful and powerful form. As a place of shelter, of work, and of life, the barn is an essential and esteemed form in ancient and modern architecture both in Europe and America, and a favorite dwelling for people today. The origins of the barn,… See more details below

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Massive structures created with the use of native materials, and by the simplest yet most practical methods, the barn is a beautiful and powerful form. As a place of shelter, of work, and of life, the barn is an essential and esteemed form in ancient and modern architecture both in Europe and America, and a favorite dwelling for people today. The origins of the barn, its uniqueness and importance as a structure, along with the techniques and tools necessary in raising a barn are examined here.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789300089
Publisher:
Universe Publishing
Publication date:
08/21/1995
Pages:
94
Product dimensions:
7.55(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.56(d)

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