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6 edition of Texas Log Buildings found in the catalog.

Texas Log Buildings

A Folk Architecture

by Terry G. Jordan

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Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Residential buildings, domestic buildings,
  • Vernacular Architecture,
  • Architecture,
  • Criticism,
  • Architecture / History,
  • History - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9514989M
    ISBN 100292780516
    ISBN 109780292780514

    This book deals with architecture, one of the most obvious and visible aspects of culture. The square, single-pen house was brought to Texas by settlers from both the Upper and Lower South, and also from Mexico and Germany. Constructed Shell We provide materials and labor. Corner Notching 5.

    In rare cases where there is no accessibility to your site we can also build onsite. I suspect, instead, that she regards me and my students as slightly demented. The log home industry is notorious for endless debates about wood species. Craftsmen in Texas built log structures out of pine, oak, cedar, cottonwood, pecan, cypress, gum, elm, bois d'arc, and probably several other types. French came both from Louisiana and directly from Europe. Various porches embellished the basic house forms.

    Folk architecture reveals as much about the culture it represents as do the professionally designed glass-and-steel skyscrapers and other delights of the latter-day architectural millennium in our own modern, technological civilization. I am as chauvinistically Texan as any, but my field observations in the eastern states and in Europe have revealed the Texas structures to be comparatively primitive, on the average. As a general rule, technologies and items of material culture in traditional societies decline in quality of craftsmanship with increasing distance from the source region, or hearth. The Guadalupe, Medina, and Pedernales rivers flow through its rolling hillside.


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Status could be gained by discarding the log house and replacing it with one of frame, brick, or stone. The earliest section of the house dates to circa ; a similarly-designed log addition was made inand a stone connecting center section dates from the late 18th century.

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Windows were small, originally employing sliding wood shutters before glass was commonly available. Even the house of the governor of the colony was made of logs. They also provide a means to record the energy use and maintenance of the services within the building.

Termite infestation meant taller foundations for log houses. This book preserves a record of the log houses, stores, inns, churches, schools, jails, and barns that have already become all too few in the Texas countryside.

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This book deals with architecture, one of the most obvious and visible aspects of culture. The southern AngloAmerican, the black, and the Hispano share cultural dominion of the state with Germans, Slavs, Scandinavians, Amerindians, and a host of smaller groups.

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