Popular Architecture in the United States and South Africa : a case study of the late nineteenth century


In:South African Journal of Cultural History Vol 7 Issue 1, Feb
Pages:p. 14-19

Briefly examines the present scope or architectural history observing it to range from 'high' or academic to vernacular architecture. Then sketches popular architecture and gives a working definition of the latter. Describes the most important characteristics common to late nineteenth century domestic architecture in the United States and South Africa. Describes chief objective qualities of Romanticism