Below are resources that can be used for further reading, including sources that have been useful in creating the Vancouver House Styles webtool.
Web Resources – House Styles and Architecture
Antique Home – House Styles
Antique Home Style – House Styles, Types, and Terminology
DOCOMOMO – Essays on West Coast Modern style
Heritage Manitoba Architectural Terms – Guide to Architectural Terminology
Illustrated Dictionary of Architectural Terms – A list of architectural terms and definitions
Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (JSSAC) – A publication with articles about architecture in Canada
Old Houses – Guide to Old House Styles and Architecture
Old House Web – Architectural Housing Styles
Ontario Architecture – Descriptions and photos of common building styles (Shannon Kyles)
Parks Canada – Buildings of Canada
This Old House – American House Styles
ThoughtCo House Style Guide to the American Home – Images and Descriptions of common house styles
Web Resources – Architects
Dictionary of Architects in Canada 1800 – 1950 – biographies and works of Canadian architects
Canadian Architectural Archives – collection of the works of 20th century Canadian architects
Web Resources – Archival House Plans & Building Catalogues
Antique Home – House Plans
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Plan books – House Plans published by CMHC 1949 – 1974
Building Technology Heritage Library – Pre-1964 trade catalogues, house plans and building guides
Canadian Architect and Builder: a journal of modern construction methods 1888 – 1908
Sears Home Catalogue – Prefabricated homes from 1908 – 1940
Book Resources – House Styles
Carlson, Keith (ed) (2001) A Stó:lō-Coast Salish Historical Atlas. Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver.
Chalmers, Graeme and Frances Moorecroft (1981) British Columbia Houses: Guide to styles of domestic architecture in British Columbia. Western Educational Development Group, Vancouver.
Cragoe, Carol Davidson (2008) How to Read Buildings: A crash course in architectural styles. Rizzoli.
Denhez, Marc (1994) The Canadian Home: From cave to electric cocoon. Dundurn Press Limited, Toronto.
Gottfried, Herbert, and Jan Jennings (2009) American Vernacular Buildings and Interiors: 1870 – 1960. W.W Norton & Company Inc, New York.
Kalman, Howard, and Robin Ward (2012) Exploring Vancouver: The Architectural Guide. Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver.
Kalman, Harold (2000) “Domestic Architecture” in A Concise History of Canadian Architecture. Oxford University Press, Canada.
Maitland, Leslie, Shannon Ricketts, and Jacqueline Hucker (2003) A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, 2nd Edition. University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division, Toronto.
McAlester, Virginia and Lee McAlester (1984) A Field Guide to American Houses. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, New York.