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Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942. / Craftsman homes

A country clubhouse that is built like a log cabin,   pp. 78-80

Page 79

        L have given the design of the Club-
W house at Craftsman Farms for the
         use of country clubs that may find
         such a plan desirable. As \ve use it
ourselves, it ~vill be the gen-
eral assembly    house of the
whole colony, so planned that
meals mar be served either in-
doors or out on a big veranda.
according to the weather, and
where  meetings,  lectures and
entertainments of all kinds may
be held by the people staying
at the Farms and accommoda-
lion provided for guests invit-
ed from the outside.  For our
own purpose, no form of build-
ing is so suitable and desirable
as a low, roomy house built of
logs, and we imagine that many
a country club   will find that
similar uses and surroundings
seem to demand a building of
this character.
  As will be seen by compari-
son of the exterior view of the
house  with   the plan of the
lower  floor, there are  three
main divisions in the building, indicated in
the perspective drawing by the projecting ends
of the logs which form the log partition be-
tween the reception  room and sitting room
                      SECOND STORY FLOOR PLAN.
                                                        and kitchen   on
the one   side,
                                                        and serve as the
outer wall of
                                                        the house on the
   porch  side.
                                                        The ~vidth of this
porch is the
                                                        same as the width
allowed for
                                                        the  sitting room
  aud  kitchen
                                                        and the center of
the building
                                                        for the whole length
is taken
                                                        up by the reception
room, which
                                                        will be used for
the assembly
                                                        room   or   the indoor
                                                        room, as seems necessary.
                                                        porch will be used
as an out-
                                                        (loor living  room
  or   dining
                                                        room, as the case
may be, and
                                                        the little sitting
room at the
                                                        back is meant for
guests who
                                                        may   wish   some
  place  apart
                                                        from   the   general
                                                        room for a quiet
chat with a
                                                        few friends.
                                                          The  upper   floor
is  divided
                                                        into guest rooms,
with a com-
                                                        fortable sitting-
room for ladies

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