Ornamental Ironwork: An Illustrated Guide to Its Design, History and Use in American Architecture

Ornamental Ironwork: An Illustrated Guide to Its Design, History and Use in American Architecture

by Michael Southworth, Susan Southworth

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070598041
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 09/01/1991
Pages: 205
Product dimensions: 8.49(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Ironwork in Architecture: Ornament, Utility, Privacy, Security.
Techniques of Ironwork: Wrought Ironwork.
Regional Ironwork: New Orleans, Charleston, Savannah, Galveston, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, Lost Ironwork.
Twentieth Century American Artists in Iron.
Portfolio: Fences, Gates, Stair Rails, Door and Window Grilles, Balconies, Verandas, Fire Escapes.
Design/Visual Considerations: Pattern and Form, Special Design Problems, Sun/Rain/Snow and Ironwork.
The Architectural and Neighborhood Context.
Design: Practical Considerations.
Patternbook.
Directory of Ironworkers.
Notes.
References.

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