Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn: The Connected Farm Buildings of New England
Thomas C. HubkaPaper: $29.95
An unexpected small masterpiece…that has some of the suspense of a detective story and, at times, the poignance of deeply felt, sympathetic social history.
—Robert Campbell, Boston Globe
An important pioneering effort. The book commemorates both an unique indigenous architectural expression and a way of life that has become extinct . . . The style is economic and clear and Hubka's affection for architecture binds the buildings to their people and their times.
—Maine Sunday Times
No matter where you live, you will want this book as a model of vernacular architecture scholarship.
—Vernacular Architecture Newsletter
THOMAS C. HUBKA currently teaches in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee. In 2006 he received the Vernacular Architecture Forum’s Henry Glassie Award in recognition of his lifetime of achievement. His most recent book is Resplendent Synagogue: Architecture and Worship in an Eighteenth-Century Polish Community which won the 2004 Orbis Book Prize for Polish studies, Honorable Mention.