Table of contents for The domestic architecture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe / Michael Fazio, Patrick A. Snadon.

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Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction. Reinterpreting Latrobe
 A Distinctive Education
 Successes and Failures in London
 A Fresh Start in America
Chapter 1. Learning the Profession: Latrobe in the London Office of Samuel Pepys Cockerell
 The Influence of Sir Robert Taylor
 Cockerell and his Office
 Cockerell's Design Strategies
 Latrobe and Cockerell
Chapter 2. Hammerwood and Ashdown: Latrobe's English Country Houses and the Architectural
Avant Garde of the 1790s
 Hammerwood, Sussex: the rural retreat of an ambitious family
 Ashdown, Sussex: an exquisite villa for a country squire
 Latrobe's Contributions to the British country house
Chapter 3. Latrobe's Design Theories and Architectural Practice in a New Country
 Design Theories
 Marketing Architectural Services
 Office Practices
 Relationships with Artisans and Craftspersons
 Contracts and Fees
 Design Drawings, Renderings, and Contract Documents
 Financial Management
Chapter 4. Houses for a Landed Gentry: Virginia (1795-1798)
 British and European Reflections
 American Experiments
 Positing the Rational House
Chapter 5. Houses for the Merchant Elite: Philadelphia (1798-1807)
 British and European Connections Maintained
 The Rational Country House
 The Mature Rational House with Scenery
Chapter 6. Houses for the Young Republic: Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh (1807-1815)
 The Rational House for Public Use
 The Pope Villa: Latrobe's consummate rational house, scenery house, and rotunda house
 The Van Ness Mansion: Latrobe's "best house"
Chapter 7. Houses for an Expanding Democracy: Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and New Orleans
(1815-1820)
 Casanave House: a cottage villa for a single woman
 Decatur House: a rational house with complications
 State Bank of Louisiana: a residence over a masonry-vaulted banking room
Chapter 8. Perspectives on a Career
 Latrobe's Originality as a Domestic Planner
 Latrobe as Architect-Interior Designer
 Latrobe as Architect-Engineer
Epilogue. A Preservation History of Latrobe's Houses and Note on the Vicissitudes of the Avant
Garde
Catalogue
Notes
Bibliographical Essay
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Architecture, Domestic -- United States.
Architecture, Domestic -- England.
Architecture -- United States -- 18th century.
Architecture -- United States -- 19th century.
Architecture -- England -- 18th century.