A movement to revive handicrafts and reform architecture by using traditional building crafts and local materials, in reaction to the Industrial Revolution. It began in England c.1850 and spread to the US by the 1870s. In England it declined after 1900, but became influential in Europe.

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Arts and Crafts Architecture
A late 19th-century movement to revive handicrafts. Examples from Belgium, the UK and the US in Great Buildings Online.
Arts and Crafts Architecture
Images and information on US Arts and Crafts buildings and their architects from Cupola.
Arts and Crafts Society
This US-based society provides an events list, photographs, bibliography, lists of early Arts and Crafts exhibitions and societies, classifieds, links and a discussion forum.
Craftsman Perspective
A guide to the history, aesthetics and architecture of the Arts and Crafts style, with a special focus on American architecture from 1900 to 1920, by Ken Lonsinger.
The Emery Walker Trust
Emery Walker was a leading figure in the Arts and Crafts movement in Britain, The Art Workers' Guild and The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. Biography and illustrated description of his house and its collections.
Friends of Red House
Aim to acquire, preserve and educate about William Morris's house in Bexley. History and visitor information, with online booking. Membership form, news, bibliography, FAQ and contact information.
The Gamble House
The official site for this example of American Arts and Crafts architecture, designed by Charles and Henry Greene in 1908. History, biographies of the architects, virtual tour and visitor information.
Hewn and Hammered
A collaborative community weblog devoted to Arts and Crafts movement architecture and design.
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