Staff have routinely gathered or prepared architect biographies. Knowing about builders will be increasingly important for postwar developments. Biographies of three metro-area builders highlight their company and personal backgrounds plus known projects.
Selected Post-World War II Residential Architectural Styles and Building Types
This booklet includes entries for Usonian style and Minimal Traditional, Ranch, A-Frame, Bi-Level and Neo-Mansard types. The entries also appear in the online guide to Colorado’s Historic Architecture and Engineering. Consultants are encouraged to use these styles and types for survey projects.
This contemporary shelter magazine is devoted to Ranch homes and all Mid-Century Modern topics. Many of its articles feature Colorado locations.
Article: “Evaluating the Significance of San Lorenzo Village, a Mid-Twentieth Century Suburban Community” from CRM, Summer 2005
Article by California Department of Transportation environmental planner illustrates how social histories of community residents and its architectural manifestations are often ignored when focusing on original design and construction.