A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, second edition by Shannon RickettsA Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, second edition by Shannon Ricketts

A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, second edition

byShannon Ricketts, Leslie Maitland, Jacqueline Hucker

Paperback | November 1, 2003

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In the ten years since the first edition of A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles

This Guide provides an essential profile of the origins and development of the many architectural styles across Canada, from early settlement to the postmodern period, and discusses special forms such as religious, civic, domestic, commercial, and industrial design. While remaining true to the accessible format of the first edition, the second offers updated and considerably expanded text, as well as many more illustrations.

A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, second edition is an invaluable reference tool for heritage activists and planners; university and college courses in Canadian architecture, history, and cultural resource management; and the interested general reader.

Shannon Ricketts is an architectural historian working with Parks Canada in Ottawa. She has researched and published on Canadian architectural history and on the history of the heritage movement in Canada. Leslie Maitland is an architectural historian and planner with Parks Canada in Ottawa. She has published several books and article...
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Title:A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, second editionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.7 inPublished:November 1, 2003Publisher:University of Toronto Press, Higher Education DivisionLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1551115468

ISBN - 13:9781551115467

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Why Architectural Style?

Architecture in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
The Quebec Style
The Palladian Style

Architecture in the Nineteenth Century
The Neoclassical Style
The Gothic Revival Styles
The Romantic Gothic Revival Style
The Ecclesiological Gothic Revival Style
The French Gothic Revival Style
The High Victorian Gothic Revival Style
The Italianate Style
The Second Empire Style
The Romanesque Revival Style
The Chateau Style
The Queen Anne Revival Style

Architecture in the Twentieth Century
The Beaux-Arts Style
The Edwardian Classical Style
The Collegiate Gothic Style
The Eastern European Style
The Arts and Crafts Movement
The Rustic Style
The Domestic Revival Styles
The Georgian Revival Style
The Tudor Revival Style
The Spanish Colonial Revival Style
The Quebec Revival Style
The Modern Movement
The Chicago Style
The Art Deco Style
The Prairie Style
The International Style
The Structuralist Style
The Brutalist Style
The Expressionist Style
Architecture of Aboriginal Peoples
The Post-Modern Style and Beyond

Glossary
Suggested Reading
Photo Credits
Index

Editorial Reviews

A thoughtful, elegantly written, and easy-to-read guide to over three hundred years of architectural style in Canada.

- Kelly Crossman, Carleton University