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A Young Person's Guide to New Orleans Houses
     

A Young Person's Guide to New Orleans Houses

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by Lloyd Vogt
 

Lloyd Vogt, an award-winning New Orleans architect, offers young people a fascinating glimpse into the history of New Orleans architecture. Dividing his discussion into two parts—house types and house styles—he provides a basic yet comprehensive first course in New Orleans building design in a language designed for easy understanding. Also provided are

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Lloyd Vogt, an award-winning New Orleans architect, offers young people a fascinating glimpse into the history of New Orleans architecture. Dividing his discussion into two parts—house types and house styles—he provides a basic yet comprehensive first course in New Orleans building design in a language designed for easy understanding. Also provided are labeled drawings for style identification, and a complete glossary.

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Preservation in Print
These tangible legacies of one man's life well-lived and one city's architecture well-loved are Vogt's great gift to us.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882898292
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/31/1992
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
885,385
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Lloyd Vogt was one of Pelican's most popular and successful authors. His New Orleans Houses: A House-Watcher's Guide, now in its sixth printing, is the standard reference guide to building styles in the Crescent City. He also wrote Historic Buildings of the French Quarter, winner of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Book of the Year 2002, and A Young Person's Guide to New Orleans Houses, a simplified version of New Orleans Houses: A House-Watcher's Guide.

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A Young Person's Guide to New Orleans Houses 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Mr. Vogt's written expression of this beautiful architecture is outstanding and a true work of art. For those born and raised in the south, his drawings offer us a way to recapture and rebuild days gone by.