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.