John Milnes Baker is an award-winning architect who specializes in Residential Design – New Homes, Alterations and Additions, and Historic Preservation. He was a 2018 recipient of Marquis Who’s Who Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award as a “leader in the field of architecture.” The Connecticut Chapter of the AIA and the Fairfield County Historical Society are cosponsoring Part I of Mr. Baker’s two-part program on the History of the American House on April 2, 2019.
Mr. Baker is the author of American House Styles: a Concise Guide originally published by W.W. Norton & Co. in 1994. A new expanded edition was published in July 2018. He is also the author of How to Build a House with an Architect, published in 1988 by Harper & Row. As an adjunct professor, he taught courses on the History of the American House at The New School in New York City.