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Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942. / Craftsman homes
(1909)

A cement house that shows the decorative use of concrete as a framework,   pp. 24-27


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A CEMENT HOUSE THAT SHOWS THE DECORA-
TIVE USE OF CONCRETE AS A FRAMEWORK
    EXTERIOR VIEW. NOTE EFFECT OF lIAISED FRAMEWORK OF CCXC RE IF AGAINST
ROUGH-CAST PANELS.
ONE or the other of the more massive
         fonMs of constrtiction seems to be
         called for by the design   of  this
         house, which was meant to be built
either of concrete or of hollow cement blocks,
and so is planned especially with a view to
the use of one or the other of these materials.
although  the design would he  equally  well
Suitel to  stone or brick.  Believing that a
house built of cement or concrete should he
exceedingly  simple  in   design, with  plain
straight lines and unbroken wall surfaces, we
have carried out this iCica as consistently as
possible.
  No timbers are used on the OutSiCle of the
house,  but the  form  of  the  framework  is
PubOslied ~n The Crattsrnan, January, 1907.
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