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Outside the Not So Big House Creating the Landscape of Home

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ISBN-10: 1561587346

ISBN-13: 9781561587346

Edition: 2006

Authors: Julie Moir Messervy, Sarah Susanka, Grey Crawford, Susanka Studios Staff

List price: $34.95
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In this groundbreaking book, noted landscape designer and award-winning writer Julie Moir Messervy and bestselling author Sarah Susanka reveal how to bring house and garden into perfect harmony. After all, who doesn't yearn for a landscape that is as well designed as the interior of their home? In Outside the Not So Big House, Julie and Sarah teach you everything you need to know about the design concepts essential to extending your home beyond its four walls. Lushly photographed and illustrated with vivid drawings, Outside the Not So Big House explores how to build pathways and journeys in your gardens; how to make the most of your site; how to use details to bring it all together. Twenty…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 210
Size: 10.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.904
Language: English

Sarah Susanka is a bestselling author, architect, and cultural visionary. Her “build better, not bigger” approach to residential architecture has been embraced across the country, and her “Not So Big” philosophy has sparked an international dialogue, evolving beyond our houses and into how we inhabit our lives. In addition to sharing her insights with Oprah Winfrey and Charlie Rose, Susanka has been named a “Fast 50” innovator byFast Company, a “top newsmaker” byNewsweek, and an “innovator in American culture” byU.S. News & World Report. She is a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects and a Senior…    

Introduction: The Landscape of Home Site: Embracing
The Habitat of Home Playing Up the Corners Borrowing the Landscape
The Attraction of Opposites
A Stream of One's Own Shelter and Embrace Flow: Composing Journeys
Variations on a Theme Japanese Journey
Parallel Paths The Territory of Home
The World Behind the Walls Frames: Linking the Inside With the Out Living
Lightly on the Land Easy Living
A Landscape of Stone Good Fences
Rooms Inside and Out Details: Crafting the Elements of Nature
Garden of Earthly Delights Three Cabins in a Forest At Home on the Range
Terraces of Grass
A Cottage in the City Architects & Landscape Designers