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Author Lucey, Conor,
Title Building reputations : architecture and the artisan, 1750-1830 / Conor Lucey.
Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018.

Author Lucey, Conor,
Series Studies in design & material culture
Studies in design and material culture.
Subject Row houses -- History -- 18th century.
Row houses -- History -- 19th century.
Architects and builders -- History -- 18th century.
Architects and builders -- History -- 19th century.
Brick houses -- History -- 18th century.
Brick houses -- History -- 19th century.
Architecture and society -- History -- 18th century.
Architecture and society -- History -- 19th century.
Building -- Social aspects -- History -- 18th century.
Building -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 244 pages, 16 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), plans (some color)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-232) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Front matter; Cover; Half Title; Series Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Plates; Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction: a new apology for the builder; Building reputations: a genteel life in trade; Designing houses: the facade and the architecture of street and square; Decorating houses: style, taste and the business of decoration; Building sales: advertising and the property market; Conclusion: the builder rehabilitated?; Select bibliography; Index; Plates
Summary This book advances a novel approach to a familiar eighteenth-century building type: the brick terraced house. Focusing on issues of design and architectural taste, it rehabilitates the reputation of the artisan communities of bricklayers, carpenters and plasterers responsible for its design and construction.
ISBN 9781526119957 (electronic bk.)
1526119951 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1043555818
Additional Format Print version: Lucey, Conor. Building reputations. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018 1526119943 (OCoLC)1004129287

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