John Milnes Baker, AIA is an award-winning Connecticut architect who is also licensed in NY, NJ, MA, MD, RI, TX, NC, SC, VA & PA and specializes in Residential Design: Remodeling, Alterations, Additions, and Historic Preservation. He is the author of, How to Build a House with an Architect, published in 1988 by Harper & Row. Mr. Baker is also the author of American House Styles: A Concise Guide published by W. W. Norton & Co. in 1994, and he has taught courses on the History of the American House at The New School in New York City.
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Do you know the style of your house, or why Americans designed dwellings that looked like Swiss cuckoo clocks, Greek temples or Italian villas? [This] new book can help. [It] provides answers and sketches of several dozen styles ranging from early Colonial to deconstructionist. --Elaine Louie, New York Times