São Paulo: Imprensa Oficial do Estado, Ed. UFS São Carlos, 2003. b/w and color plates, plans, appen., bibl., pict. wrps. Item #69781
Rural architecture from the region of São Carlos and Araraquara in Brazil from 1830-1930. Coffee cultivation led to intensive farming and increasing population in these hill regions northwest of São Paulo. Features elements of tradition and innovation in the architecture of the rural houses, farms, plantations and great houses in the 19th and early 20th century.