Lloyd Vogt, an award-winning New Orleans architect, offers young people a fascinating glimpse into the history of New Orleans architecture. Dividing his discussion into two partshouse types and house styleshe provides a basic yet comprehensive first course in New Orleans building design in a language designed for easy understanding. Also provided are labeled drawings for style identification, and a complete glossary.
|Publisher:||Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Lloyd Vogt was one of Pelican's most popular and successful authors. His New Orleans Houses: A House-Watcher's Guide, now in its sixth printing, is the standard reference guide to building styles in the Crescent City. He also wrote Historic Buildings of the French Quarter, winner of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Book of the Year 2002, and A Young Person's Guide to New Orleans Houses, a simplified version of New Orleans Houses: A House-Watcher's Guide.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Mr. Vogt's written expression of this beautiful architecture is outstanding and a true work of art. For those born and raised in the south, his drawings offer us a way to recapture and rebuild days gone by.