The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



American Shingle Style Architecture | an introduction to the period of Shingle Style Architecture in America lasting from approximately 1880-1900.

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American Shingle Style Architecture
Shingle Style, this uniquely American style grew from the Queen Anne style. Popular in New England, the Shingle Style was less ornate and more horizontal than the typical Queen Anne house. Shingle Style houses were often rambling two or three story structures almost exclusively covered with wooden shingles at all exterior surfaces.

a collection of features from A Momentary Vignette!

balloon framing | continous wood wall framing.
facade | the face of building.
gambrel | agricultural roof form.
inglenook | recessed fireplace area.
knee brace | diagonal structural support member.
mission furniture | Arts and Crafts furniture style.
wrought iron | forged iron hardware and connections.

Bibliotheque | recommended books and timeless classics related to architecture, design, and art... from monographs of noted architects to reference books for students and professionals alike.

Loggia Forums | have a question about architectural history? Visit the Loggia Forums to share your thoughts in engaging discussions about the arts.

Arts & Crafts Design in America: A State-By-State Guide

The first guidebook of its kind, "Arts & Crafts Design in America" includes 250 detailed entries which describe sites open to the public and museum collections featuring whole-room interiors and objects.