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The craftsman
Volume XXX, Number 2 (May 1916)

Gill, Irving J.
The home of the future: the new architecture of the West: small homes for a great country: number four,   pp. 140-151 PDF (3.8 MB)


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  lvU U tI  i-
ARCHITEC-
TURE    is espe-
cially suitable for
our   semi-tropic,
Orientally - col-
ored,    Western
land: Many    o f
Mr. Gill's houses
have carried out
this quality, even
to the extent of
roof gardens from
which the beauty
of the setting sun
may be enjoyed
to the fullest.
  The home of
Homer Laughlin,
Los Angeles, was
designed   before
the overhang of
roof was discard-
ed.
  THE SPANISH IN-
FLUENCE is obvious
in this house, thus local
traditions are preserved
for the delight of future
generations.
  T h e   conventional
hanging  roof of the
Webster home of San
Diego, shown at the
right, is used in con-
formity to the require-
ments of typical Span-
ish architecture: The
red tile roof, arched
windows and doorways
carry  out the   same
idea.


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