Classic Cracker

Classic Cracker

Florida's Wood-Frame Architecture

By Ronald W. Haase

Pineapple Press, Paperback, 9781561640140, 128pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1992

Description
Winner of the 1993 LoPresti Award for excellence in art publishing

Cracker homes take the best advantage of the climate and terrain of Florida. This book provides a history of Florida wood-frame architecture, from the simplest "single-pen" homesteads to the latest homes at Seaside, and includes several floor plans for new adaptations of "Classic Cracker" architecture. Learn about the double-pen house, the classic dogtrot, the four-square Georgian, the Cracker townhouse, and much more with this exploration of Florida's orginal architecture.

Includes several floor plans for new adaptations of "Classic Cracker" architecture.



About the Author
Haase teaches architecture at the University of Florida. His designs for energy-efficient houses have won several awards from the Florida Solar Energy Center, the American Solar Energy Society, and the American Institute of Architects.