University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture

Page View

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

House with court, pergolas, outdoor living rooms and sleeping balconies,   pp. 42-44


Page 44

  HOUSE WITH COURT, PERGOLAS AND OUTDOOR ROOMS
that each one is accessible from two
bedrooms, counting the outdoor sleep-
ing   room   as  one. The   linen and
clothes closets are so placed that they
occupy the least possible amount of
space.  The central hall is more in
the   nature   of a  corridor running
aroufl(l the   four sides of the stair-
case well, and at the back is a long
window seat built beneath a group ot
\vindOws that look out over the court
and pergola.
   The matter of interior woodwork
and general scheme of color and deco-
ration  would    depend  very largely
upon the part of the country in which
the house is built.  Its design is pri-
marily that of a California house and
reflects the spirit which rules the new
architecture that is springing up in
that  country.    Therefore it would
seem quite in keeping to suggest that
the  inside  of the house be finished
after the well-known California style,
because no other would be so com-
pletely in harmony with the plan of
the exterior.
   Living so much out of doors, the
Californians almost instinctively make
the transition between outdoors and
indoors as little marked  as possible
by   finishing   the interior of their
houses in the most natural way.
{ -v
  j~- ~Li2
Ar ~
cORNER OF HOUSE  SHOWING  PERGOLA AND  SLEEPING PORCH.
44


Go up to Top of Page