Louisiana's unique architecture is a feature of tours and academic study alike. Included in this limited-time bundle are three important works chronicling the various styles found in the state as well as a handbook for those looking for further study.
by Jonathan Fricker, Donna Fricker, and Patricia L. Duncan
Louisiana Architecture: A Handbook on Styles describes and illustrates the architectural styles found in Louisiana including French Creole, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Eastlake, Queen Anne Revival, Colonial Revival, Beaux Arts and Neo-Classical, Bungalow, Hispanic, English, and Art Deco.
Paperback | 110 Pages | ISBN: 9781887366236 | © 1998
by Fred Daspit
Louisiana Architecture: 1714-1820 examines major and minor architectural structures throughout Louisiana, Mississippi from Port Gibson to the Gulf Coast, and several French settlements in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Organized chronologically, it begins with aboriginal structures and continues onto early constructions built by the French in Louisiana. It advances to discuss the founding of New Orleans in 1720 and ends with structures in Baton Rouge. A glossary, maps of the Louisiana Purchase, specific city maps, and different routes for interested readers to explore significant structures are also included.
Hardcover | 358 Pages | ISBN: 9781887366601 | © 2005
by Fred Daspit
Louisiana Architecture, 1840-1860 continues Fred Daspit's examination of both the major and minor structures built in Louisiana and the adjacent Mississippi regions from Port Gibson to Woodville and the Gulf Coast. Replete with photographs of existing structures, line drawings of homes since destroyed, and detailed floor plans, Daspit guides readers through the state and its historic structures. The solid scholarship, peppered with family anecdotes and local legends, is sure to be a welcome addition to any library.
Hardcover | 550 Pages | ISBN: 9781887366748 | © 2006