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Creating Your Architectural Style

Creating Your Architectural Style

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by George Hopkins Jr.
     
 

Planning and designing a new home is a daunting enterprise for even the most intrepid individuals. From choosing a central design concept to hiring an architect, selecting a structural engineer, and differentiating between such styles as Georgian and Greek Revival, this invaluable resource serves as a guide through the entire construction process, complete with

Overview

Planning and designing a new home is a daunting enterprise for even the most intrepid individuals. From choosing a central design concept to hiring an architect, selecting a structural engineer, and differentiating between such styles as Georgian and Greek Revival, this invaluable resource serves as a guide through the entire construction process, complete with beautiful photography and inspiring interior layouts. A narrative description of the design process, a synopsis of architectural styles, and a pictorial glossary of architectural terms are among the features of this expansive volume.

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Library Journal
New Orleans-based architect Hopkins has designed over 1000 palatial homes. Here, he shares his knowledge of American architectural styles and his own experiences giving home owners the know-how to create their ideal residence. Especially helpful are his definitions of the responsibilities of the professionals involved, from architect to general contractor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589807198
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2009
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
1,122,195
Product dimensions:
10.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

A distinguished architect, George D. Hopkins, Jr. is the chairman and founder of his own architectural firm and the recipient of numerous architectural awards. He was selected by Jack Nicklaus as the chairman of the Architectural Committee to oversee design for the English Turn development in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received a Ph.D. in architecture and engineering from Tulane University and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.

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