Houses on the Edge

Houses on the Edge

by Alejandro Bahamon
     
 

To build a house — a livable, workable, practical house — in inhospitable environments is among the most ambitious projects an architect can undertake. Houses on the Edge features 28 homes from around the world built on mountainsides, cliff faces, and other such spaces — ll of which combine remarkable site control with cutting edge

Overview

To build a house — a livable, workable, practical house — in inhospitable environments is among the most ambitious projects an architect can undertake. Houses on the Edge features 28 homes from around the world built on mountainsides, cliff faces, and other such spaces — ll of which combine remarkable site control with cutting edge architecture to create truly spectacular examples of residential architecture with exquisite views, exceptional privacy, and incredible technical and artistic achievement. Truly, these are among the world's most inspiring houses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060544737
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
12/23/2003
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.75(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Alejandro Bahamón is an architect, writer, and editor. He is the author of many design and architecture books including Mini House, Small Apartments, and Small Lofts.

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