Long Island, NY: House Plan Guild, Inc., 1949. Original edition. Color Pictorial Wraps, brown/yellow. Quart, pp. 50, illustrated with b/w perspective renderings and floor plans on each page. Distributed by House Plan Guild, Long Island, NY. Very good; cover detached. Item #19480
Rudolf A. Matern was a popular mid-century architect who designed and popularized such features as "TV alcoves," 2 story interior atrium spaces, blended indoor outdoor spaces, and shed roofs. Although most of the homes in this booklet appear quite traditional, the floor layouts are beginning to use more open planning.