Houses for a new world is the first comprehensive history of this uniquely american form of domestic architecture and urbanism between 1945 and 1965 more than thirteen million houses most of them in new ranch and split level styles were constructed on large expanses of land outside city centers providing homes for the countrys rapidly . Houses for a new world book read 4 reviews from the worlds largest community for readers start by marking houses for a new world builders and buyers in american suburbs 1945 1965 as want to read using house plans maps advertisements and pictures together with interviews with builders and home owners the author of this . Houses for a new world builders and buyers in american suburbs 1945 1965 by barbara miller builders and buyers in american suburbs 1945 1965 princeton nj princeton university press 2015 houses for a new world makes a significant contribution to the growing corpus of scholarly literature focused on the post world war ii . Barbra miller lanes houses for a new world builders and buyers in american suburbs 1945 1965 and james a jacobss detached america building houses in postwar suburbia examine the development of suburban communities through the lens of architectural history and yield fresh insight into the origins of ubiquitous suburban housing forms. Barbara miller lane houses for a new world builders and buyers in american suburbs 1945 1965 princeton nj princeton university press 2015 320 pp 224 b w illus 4995 isbn 9780691167619 between 1950 and 2000 the number of americans living in suburbs rose from 23 percent to 50 percent of the total population and in a demographic
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