Biltmore House
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Architect Richard Morris Hunt
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Location Asheville, North Carolina   map
Date 1888 to 1895   timeline
Building Type villa, mansion, large house
 Construction System bearing masonry
Climate warm temperate
Context rural estate
Style George W. Vanderbilt Mansion, at the Biltmore Estate.
Images

 


Photo, historical

Photo, historical

Photo, historical
Drawings

 


Estate site plan, historical

Biltmore Village, site plan, historical

Topographical map of estate grounds, historical

Sketch, exterior overview in context, by Charles Moore  at ArchitectureWeek
Discussion Biltmore House Commentary

Landscape design by Frederick Law Olmsted, primary designer of New York's Central Park.

Resources
Sources on Biltmore House

"Southernness in Architecture", by Charles Moore, ArchitectureWeek No. 207, 2004.0901, pC1.2.

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Web Resources
Links on Biltmore House

Biltmore Estatethe estate's very commercial official web site

Biltmore House at ArchiplanetFind, add, and edit info at the all-buildings collaboration

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