Published February 1, 1945'It takes more than bricks and mortar, lumber and nails to build a house. A house is built on long-discussed dreams, shared ideas and a builder's taken-for-granted skills.' So said the editors of the February 1945 House & Garden, who were undoubtedly thinking of a promising post-war future as well as a successful building project. Rolf Tietgens photographed the composition of tools, materials, and plans.Photo licensed from the Condé Nast Collection, home of The New Yorker, Vogue, Vanity Fair and other popular brands. Find this and other artwork at the Condé Nast Collection.