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American Housing in the Soviet Union

Konstruktsii maloetazhnykh domov v SShA [The construction of low-rise homes in the USA]. Opyt zhilishchnogo stroitel'stva v SShA [Residential housing in the USA, series title].

Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe Arkhitekturnoe Izdatel'stvo Akademii Arkhitektury, 1944. Octavo (21.5 × 16.8 cm). Original pictorial wrappers; 86, [2] pp. Profusely illustrated from photographs, diagrams, and drawn plans. Very good.

Scarce work on single- and low-rise housing buildings in the United States, illustrated with a wealth of architectural diagrams, photographs, and floor plans. The lighter wooden frame constructions of North America are presented as a viable alternative to the more typical Russian constructions of logs or squared beams.

Published as part of a series on the history of residential housing construction in the United States, issued by the Academy of Architecture of the Soviet Union, edited by K. S. Alabian.

As of October 2021, not in KVK, OCLC.

Book ID: 51576

Price: $850.00