Creating a New Old House: Yesterday's Character for Today's Home
  • Creating a New Old House: Yesterday's Character for Today's Home
  • Creating a New Old House: Yesterday's Character for Today's Home

Creating a New Old House: Yesterday's Character for Today's Home

by Russell Versaci, Erik Kvalsvik
     
 

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Featuring 18 homes, this guidebook by a Virginia-based architect offers ideas and techniques for instilling "core pillars of tradition" in new homes. Styles range from Craftsman Arts and Crafts Bungalow to Midwestern Greek Revival. Further features include color photos, house plans, and a directory of architects. 9.5x11". Co- published with the American Institute of… See more details below

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Featuring 18 homes, this guidebook by a Virginia-based architect offers ideas and techniques for instilling "core pillars of tradition" in new homes. Styles range from Craftsman Arts and Crafts Bungalow to Midwestern Greek Revival. Further features include color photos, house plans, and a directory of architects. 9.5x11". Co- published with the American Institute of Architects. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
& quot; People love old houses. Versaci explains why, and shows what it takes to create such enduring quality in home design today.& quot;
—Philip Morris, former Senior Architecture Editor, Southern Accents

& quot; Versaci presents a masterful survey of the best in new, historically inspired homes...and shares the techniques that architects use to achieve historical resonance and emotional impact.& quot;
—Clem Labine, Editorial Director, Traditional Building

& quot; The quality of the architecture presented in this book is excellent.& quot;
—Andres Duany, architect, founder of New Urbanism, Duany Plater-Zyberk & amp; Company

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561586158
Publisher:
Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/03/2003
Series:
American Institute Architects Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.68(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.95(d)

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