Pure California

Pure California

by Bassenian/Lagoni Architects, Lagoni Architects
     
 
33 Inspiring Houses In The New California Tradition

Pure California is a milestone work by one of America's finest architectural firms. Destined perhaps to be as influential on American architecture and housing style as Robert A.M. Stern or Michael Graves, Bassenian/Lagoni Architects is the foremost practitioner of regional California architecture in the world.

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33 Inspiring Houses In The New California Tradition

Pure California is a milestone work by one of America's finest architectural firms. Destined perhaps to be as influential on American architecture and housing style as Robert A.M. Stern or Michael Graves, Bassenian/Lagoni Architects is the foremost practitioner of regional California architecture in the world. This important new book will provide serious housing and lifestyle readers with an intimate look at elements and examples of the New California Tradition. For consumers, it will serve as a splendid ideabook and inspiration for the latest in California home design, floor planning, landscaping, interiors and furnishings.

Within the pages of this handsomely executed book the reader will discover:

  • 33 Important and influential recent houses designed by BLA in the New California Tradition
  • Personal Tour in accessible text, easy-to-read captions and glorious full-color photography of both the interior and exterior of these homes
  • Beautifully detailed floor plans and site plans showing creative land usage for each home
  • Forward by Howard Englander, noted industry expert and housing commentator
  • Definitive Introduction by Aram Bassenian, AIA, Chairman and CEO, to the BLA Method and the use of Regional Vernacular and Old World Styling in modern housing
  • Afterword by Carl Lagoni, AIA, President, on the future of home design in California and America

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780972153911
    Publisher:
    Bassenian/Lagoni Architects, Incorporated
    Publication date:
    09/01/2004
    Pages:
    160
    Product dimensions:
    10.32(w) x 11.54(h) x 0.49(d)

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