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Type: "Exemplar, pattern, prototype, or original work serving as a model after which a building or buildings are copied." (A Dictionary of Architecture. James Stevens Curl. Oxford Univ.Pr. 1999. Oxford Reference Online, Art & Architecture UCB Only;
Style: "A particular type of architecture based on distinctive qualities of design or decoration." (Webster's Unabridgedonline UCB Only.)
"Building types", Encyclopedia of architecture: design, engineering & construction. Joseph A. Wilkes, editor-in-chief, Robert T. Packard, assoc. ed. New York: Wiley, 1988-1989, v. 1:515-16. Reference to numerous articles on different building types, tracing their development from earliest times to present, with illustrations. Includes a list of building types included.
Clues to American architecture. Marilyn W. Klein, David P.Fogle. Rev. ed. Washington, DC: Starrhill Press, 1986. Concise, well illustrated overview. Includes many types and styles.
Clues to American garden styles. David P. Fogle, Catherine Mahan, Christopher Weeks. Rev. ed. Washington: Starrhill Press, 1988. Concise, well-illustrated overview. Includes many types and styles.
Encyclopedia of American architecture. Robert T. Packard, Balthazar Korab. 2nd ed. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1995. Includes entries on many different types of buildings and their history and development in America. Well-illustrated.
History of building types. Nikolaus Pevsner. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1976. A.W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts;19; Bollingen series; 35. Core, classic scholarly guide to the history of: monuments, government buildings, theatres, libraries, museums, hospitals, prisons, hotels, banks, office buildings, railway stations, market halls, stores and factories. Outstanding bibliographies.
Time-saver standards for building types. Joseph De Chiara, Michael J. Crosbie.. 4th ed. NY: McGraw-Hill, 2001. General design data for many types of buildings (see index), including: residences, museums, libraries, and theaters, hospitals and nursing homes, churches, air and truck terminals, retail shops, restaurants, hotels, industrial parks, playgrounds, and arenas. Includes plans, diagrams, tables, and schematics, sections on housing for the elderly and the handicapped, including access for the handicapped to public and government buildings. References for more information.