A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, Second Edition

Written by Shannon Ricketts, Leslie Maitland, and Jacqueline Hucker

© 2003

In the ten years since the first edition of A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles

This Guide provides an essential profile of the origins and development of the many architectural styles across Canada, from early settlement to the postmodern period, and discusses special forms such as religious, civic, domestic, commercial, and industrial design. While remaining true to the accessible format of the first edition, the second offers updated and considerably expanded text, as well as many more illustrations.

A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, second edition is an invaluable reference tool for heritage activists and planners; university and college courses in Canadian architecture, history, and cultural resource management; and the interested general reader.

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"A thoughtful, elegantly written, and easy-to-read guide to over three hundred years of architectural style in Canada." - Kelly Crossman, Carleton University

A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, Second Edition

Written by Shannon Ricketts, Leslie Maitland, and Jacqueline Hucker

© 2003

In the ten years since the first edition of A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles

This Guide provides an essential profile of the origins and development of the many architectural styles across Canada, from early settlement to the postmodern period, and discusses special forms such as religious, civic, domestic, commercial, and industrial design. While remaining true to the accessible format of the first edition, the second offers updated and considerably expanded text, as well as many more illustrations.

A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, second edition is an invaluable reference tool for heritage activists and planners; university and college courses in Canadian architecture, history, and cultural resource management; and the interested general reader.

Continue Reading Read Less

Product Details

  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 250 pages
  • Dimensions: 7.0in x 0.7in x 9.0in
  • Reviews

    A thoughtful, elegantly written, and easy-to-read guide to over three hundred years of architectural style in Canada.


    Kelly Crossman, Carleton University
  • Author Information

    Shannon Ricketts is an architectural historian working with Parks Canada in Ottawa. She has researched and published on Canadian architectural history and on the history of the heritage movement in Canada.



    Leslie Maitland is an architectural historian and planner with Parks Canada in Ottawa. She has published several books and articles on Canadian architectural history.



    Jacqueline Hucker is an architectural historian working with Parks Canada in Ottawa.

  • Table of contents

    Acknowledgements
    Introduction: Why Architectural Style?

    Architecture in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
    The Quebec Style
    The Palladian Style

    Architecture in the Nineteenth Century
    The Neoclassical Style
    The Gothic Revival Styles
    The Romantic Gothic Revival Style
    The Ecclesiological Gothic Revival Style
    The French Gothic Revival Style
    The High Victorian Gothic Revival Style
    The Italianate Style
    The Second Empire Style
    The Romanesque Revival Style
    The Chateau Style
    The Queen Anne Revival Style

    Architecture in the Twentieth Century
    The Beaux-Arts Style
    The Edwardian Classical Style
    The Collegiate Gothic Style
    The Eastern European Style
    The Arts and Crafts Movement
    The Rustic Style
    The Domestic Revival Styles
    The Georgian Revival Style
    The Tudor Revival Style
    The Spanish Colonial Revival Style
    The Quebec Revival Style
    The Modern Movement
    The Chicago Style
    The Art Deco Style
    The Prairie Style
    The International Style
    The Structuralist Style
    The Brutalist Style
    The Expressionist Style
    Architecture of Aboriginal Peoples
    The Post-Modern Style and Beyond

    Glossary
    Suggested Reading
    Photo Credits
    Index