The Place of Houses / Edition 1

The Place of Houses / Edition 1

by Charles Moore, Donlyn Lyndon, Gerald Allen, Donlyn Lyndon
     
 


With a new epilogue

Richly illustrated with houses large and small, old and new, with photographs, plans, and cutaway drawings, this is a book for people who want a house but who may not know what they really need, or what they have a right to expect.

The authors establish the basis for good building by examining houses in the small Massachusetts town

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With a new epilogue

Richly illustrated with houses large and small, old and new, with photographs, plans, and cutaway drawings, this is a book for people who want a house but who may not know what they really need, or what they have a right to expect.

The authors establish the basis for good building by examining houses in the small Massachusetts town of Edgartown; in Santa Barbara, California, where a commitment was made to re-create an imaginary Spanish past; and in Sea Ranch, on the northern California coast, where the authors attempt to create a community. These examples demonstrate how individual houses can express the care, energies, and dreams of the people who live in them, and can contribute to a larger sense of place.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520223578
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/17/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
315
Sales rank:
501,581
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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