Perfect Porches: Designing Welcoming Spaces for Outdoor Living
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Perfect Porches: Designing Welcoming Spaces for Outdoor Living

by Paula S. Wallace
     
 

Whether you Have a Porch of your own or simply love beautiful, inventive architecture, this book will awe you with forty of the country's most stunning and original porches. From San Francisco to Savannah, Vero Beach to Martha's Vineyard, from resurrected, becolumned old beauties to modern marvels, each porch is both a revelation of design and a magical retreat

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Whether you Have a Porch of your own or simply love beautiful, inventive architecture, this book will awe you with forty of the country's most stunning and original porches. From San Francisco to Savannah, Vero Beach to Martha's Vineyard, from resurrected, becolumned old beauties to modern marvels, each porch is both a revelation of design and a magical retreat emphasizing its owners' unique design sensibilities.

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More than just a simple entry into the home, the porches depicted here represent another room of the house. Wallace (president, Savannah Coll. of Art and Design) visits close to 40 homes located throughout the United States, showing how the homeowners have made the porch an extension of their home and a reflection of their lifestyle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307460240
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
03/02/2010
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,192,754
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

PAULA S. WALLACE is president and cofounder of the Savannah College of Art and Design. Under her leadership, SCAD has received awards for architecture, design, and sustainability from the American Institute of Architects, the Art Deco Societies of America, Fashion Group International, and the National Trust for Hispanic Preservation, and she is the recipient of Elle Décor’s Vision Award for her work fostering emerging design talent. Wallace is the coauthor of A House in the South.
 
CHIA CHONG’s fine art, portraiture, and lifestyle work has been shown internationally and has appeared in numerous publications, including Cosmopolitan, Elle Décor, and Vogue. Since earning her BFA degree in photography from SCAD, she has traveled worldwide on photography assignments. A native of Penang, Malaysia, she now lives in Savannah, Georgia.
 
ADAM KUEHL’s atmospheric landscape work has been exhibited widely and is featured in both private and corporate collections. His fashion and interiors work has appeared in numerous publications, including Metropolitan Home, the New York Times Style Magazine, and Vogue. He is a graduate of SCAD’s BFA program in photography and has been recognized in 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers, Volume II.

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