Fireproof Homes of Period Design, Seventy-Two Designs for Fireproof Homes From a National Competition Among Architects, Draftsmen and Architectural Students; Approved by The American Institute of Architects and conducted by The Architectural Forum. Pattern Book, USG/Architectural Forum.

Fireproof Homes of Period Design, Seventy-Two Designs for Fireproof Homes From a National Competition Among Architects, Draftsmen and Architectural Students; Approved by The American Institute of Architects and conducted by The Architectural Forum

Chicago, IL: United States Gypsum Co., 1925. First edition. Heavy Stock Covers w/Embossed Design, beige. Quarto, pp 112. Each design is shown with a b/w perspective drawing, detailed sketches, finished floor plans. Includes the Twenty-Eight Prize Designs Selected by a Jury of the Following Eminent Architects; Dwight J. Baum, Edwin H. Brown, F. Ellis Jackson, William T. Warren & Julian Peabody. Good; front hinge is loose, some pencil notations on cover and in text. Item #20121

These competition designs incorporated a USG material called Structolite, which could be faced with stucco, stone, brick or wood. The styles are Spanish, Colonial, Modern American & English. The last 12 pages include specifications and building details. This is an uncommon and wonderfully illustrated publication!

Price: $125.00