The Country Houses of John F. Staub

The Country Houses of John F. Staub

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qThis ambitious study of Staub's work by architectural historian Stephen Fox goes beyond a description of Staub's houses. Fox analyzes the roles of space, structure, and decoration in creating, defining, and maintaining social class structures and expectations and shows how Staub was able to incorporate these elements and understandings into the elegant buildings he designed for his clients. In the process, he contributes greatly to a fuller understanding of Houston's emergence as a premier American city.q--BOOK JACKET.22 (Oct. 1941): 617-32; Talbot F. Hamlin, aquot;The Architect and the House: 8 a€” Alden B. Dow of Michigan, aquot; Pencil Points 23 (Apr. 1942): 269-86. 2. On regionalism in architecture, see Vincent B. Canizaro, Architectural Regionalism: Collectedanbsp;...

Title:The Country Houses of John F. Staub
Author: Stephen Fox, Richard Cheek
Publisher:Texas A&M University Press - 2007

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