The great American architecture book receives a much welcome revision for its second edition. A Field Guide to American Houses is the “definitive guide to understanding America’s domestic architecture. First published in 1984, the architecture book is a must-have reference for fans of all homes American. Covering home forms both urban and suburban, A Field Guide to American Houses documents homes built over the last three centuries. More than 1,600 photographs and illustrations break down and inform readers on everything from porches to window treatments found across the American neighborhood. It is considered an essential book in documenting America’s historical residential landscape.

The new, revised edition is available December 3 from Amazon for $32.

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