The Shingle Style and the Stick Style

A new preface has been added and the bibliography and footnotes are brought up to date. "The last section of the book, on the origins and early development of Frank Lloyd Wright, is one of Scully's best.

Author: Vincent Scully (Jr.)

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ISBN: 0300015194

Category: House & Home

Page: 184

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As the definitive study of the complex inspirations and cultural influences that were fused in the Shingle Style of wooden suburban and resort buildings of the period 1872 to 1889, Mr. Scully's book has received much critical acclaim. He presents the published designs and the written statements of the architects, as well as contemporary criticisms of the buildings to analyze the development of the Shingle Style from Richardson's early work to Wright's first house in Oak Park. An analysis of the Colonial Revival is central to the work, which is now enhanced by the addition of an extensive related chapter on the "Stick Style" of the mid-century. A new preface has been added and the bibliography and footnotes are brought up to date. "The last section of the book, on the origins and early development of Frank Lloyd Wright, is one of Scully's best. This chapter...shows a mature understanding and a just handling of the academic tradition and of the early work of one of America's greatest architects."--The Art Bulletin "Scully's research is exhaustive, his scholarship impeccable. His illustrations alone form a gold mine of information on the period."--Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians
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The Shingle Style Today

Distinguished by long, sloping gables, horizontal lines, and a continuous shingle covering on the exterior, the Shingle Style's essential objective was the creation of expanding, flowing space.

Author: Vincent Scully (Jr.)

Publisher: George Braziller

ISBN: UOM:39015009252688

Category: Architecture

Page: 118

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Distinguished by long, sloping gables, horizontal lines, and a continuous shingle covering on the exterior, the Shingle Style's essential objective was the creation of expanding, flowing space.
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Spectacle of Property

[27] The house that Richardson built for himself on Staten Island in 1868 offers an excellent example in which to sense the intermingling of stick style, Queen Anne, and colonial revival. According to Scully, the house's “massing is ...

Author: John David Rhodes

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 9781452955995

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 288

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Much of our time at the movies is spent in other people’s homes. Cinema is, after all, often about everyday life. Spectacle of Property is the first book to address the question of the ubiquitous conjuncture of the moving image and its domestic architecture. Arguing that in cinema we pay to occupy spaces we cannot occupy, John David Rhodes explores how the house in cinema both structures and criticizes fantasies of property and ownership. Rhodes tells the story of the ambivalent but powerful pleasure we take in looking at private property onscreen, analyzing the security and ease the house promises along with the horrible anxieties it produces. He begins by laying out a theory of film spectatorship that proposes the concept of the “spectator-tenant,” with reference to films such as Gone with the Wind and The Magnificent Ambersons. The book continues with three chapters that are each occupied with a different architectural style and the films that make use of it: the bungalow, the modernist house, and the shingle style house. Rhodes considers a variety of canonical films rarely analyzed side by side, such as Psycho in relation to Grey Gardens and Meet Me in St. Louis. Among the other films discussed are Meshes of the Afternoon, Mildred Pierce, A Star Is Born, Killer of Sheep, and A Single Man. Bringing together film history, film theory, and architectural history as no book has to date, Spectacle of Property marks a new milestone in examining cinema’s relationship to realism while leaving us vastly more informed about, if less at home inside, the houses we occupy at the movies.
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Modern Architecture and Other Essays

His terms , the Stick Style , responding to the earlier emphasis on structure , and the Shingled ( later amended to Shingle ) Style , responding to the material surfacing of the new space , were so apt and transparent as to become ...

Author: Vincent Joseph Scully

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691074429

Category: Architecture

Page: 399

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Vincent Scully has shaped not only how we view the evolution of architecture in the twentieth century but also the course of that evolution itself. Combining the modes of historian and critic in unique and compelling ways--with an audience that reaches from students and scholars to professional architects and ardent amateurs--Scully has profoundly influenced the way architecture is thought about and made. This extensively illustrated and elegantly designed volume distills Scully's incalculable contribution. Neil Levine, a former student of Scully's, selects twenty essays that reveal the breadth and depth of Scully's work from the 1950s through the 1990s. The pieces are included for their singular contribution to our understanding of modern architecture as well as their relative unavailability to current readers. Levine offers a perceptive overview of Scully's distinguished career and introduces each essay, skillfully setting the scholarly and cultural scene. The selections address almost all of modern architecture's major themes and together go a long way toward defining what constitutes the contemporary experience of architecture and urbanism. Each is characteristically Scully--provocative, yet precise in detail and observation, written with passionate clarity. They document Scully's seminal views on the relationship between the natural and the built environment and trace his progressively intense concern with the fabric of the street and of our communities. The essays also highlight Scully's engagement with the careers of so many of the twentieth century's most significant architects, from Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Kahn to Robert Venturi. In the tradition of great intellectual biographies, this finely made book chronicles our most influential architectural historian and critic. It is a gift to architecture and its history.
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Ontario House Styles

Americans added their own colonial motifs to the style, which also became closely linked to the Stick and Shingle styles, rwo homegrown styles that evolved out of the Gothic revival. The Stick style evolved from the ...

Author: Robert Mikel

Publisher: James Lorimer & Company

ISBN: 9781550288452

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 128

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Ontario has a rich history of architectural styles, and is home to some of the most stunning heritage houses in North America. In this book, author Robert Mikel profiles in depth every important house style the province has seen over the past three centuries.
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