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
     
 

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Through hundreds of inspiring photos and engaging text, the author describes what gives traditional homes their enduring appeal, and illustrates the creative work of builders who are forging the movement toward building new homes that capture old-home sensibility.See more details below

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Through hundreds of inspiring photos and engaging text, the author describes what gives traditional homes their enduring appeal, and illustrates the creative work of builders who are forging the movement toward building new homes that capture old-home sensibility.

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& 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:
9781561587926
Publisher:
Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/02/2007
Series:
American Institute Architects Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
218
Sales rank:
380,315
Product dimensions:
9.36(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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