THE RANCH HOUSE by Alan Hess 2004

The Ranch House by Alan Hess, Noah Sheldon, Noah Sheldon (Photographer). 2004 , hard cover with dust jacket. 240 pages. 266 illustrations, 230 in full color.

The author one of the country's foremost authorities on the 20th century American home, traces the 75 year evolution of the ranch house before leading a tour of over 25 iconic ranch houses. Each demonstrates how the ranch house continues to cater to the needs of the modern family. Features L or U shaped floor plans, outdoor patio living, horizontal form, open floor plan, relaxed living.

Includes iconic houses by Cliff May, William Wurster, Lutah Marcia Riggs, Harwell Harris, O'Neill Ford, David R Williams, Lucian Hood. Nearly 200 photographs were taken specially for this book.