Get Your House Right Architectural Elements to Use and Avoid

ISBN-10: 1402791038

ISBN-13: 9781402791031

Edition: 2007

Authors: Marianne Cusato, Ben Pentreath, Richard Sammons, Leon Krier, Prince of Wales Publishing Co. Staff

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Sick of McMansions? Marianne Cusato, creator of the award-winning Katrina Cottages, is a champion of traditional architectural principles: structural common sense, aesthetics of form, appropriateness to a neighborhood, and sustainability. She presents the definitive guide to what makes houses look and feel right, revealing the dos and don'ts of livable home design. Hundreds of elegant line drawings--rendering the varieties of architectural features and displaying “avoid” and “use” versions of the same elements side by side--make this an indispensable resource for designing and building a timelessly beautiful home.
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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 8/2/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

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