In the days before refrigeration, the very wealthy would use specially designed icehouses to store food from one season to the next. This book examines the design and development of icehouses, using many illustrations to explain how they worked and how they improved as scientific knowledge increased. With a detailed description of the different uses of icehouses, as well as examples of some of the most elaborately decorative structures, this book provides a rare insight into an intriguing subject.
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(210mm x 149mm x 4mm)
Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Author Biography - Tim Buxbaum
Tim Buxbaum is a chartered architect in private practice in Suffolk, where he lives with his wife Ruth and two sons. Much of his professional work is conservation-orientated, but he also designs new buildings. This Album stems from his interest in garden architecture, which is reflected in his other publications. Scottish Garden Buildings, from Food to Folly, and, for Shire Publications, Scottish Doocots, Pargeting and the Shire County Guide to Suffolk.