Chromatic Homes: A Design and Coloring Book

Chromatic Homes: A Design and Coloring Book

by John I. Gilderbloom

Paperback(Reprint)

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Overview

This coloring book is like no other on the market. It's a celebration of chromatic homes, the alluring and ornate structures that grace our most charming and beautiful cities, such as Louisville, Cincinnati, San Francisco, New Orleans, and Miami, and have been around for centuries in far-flung places such as Havana, Venice, Amsterdam, Brazil, and Moscow. This captivating collection also teaches and explores the art and science of the use of color in historic preservation, architecture, neighborhood design, and planning,

As this book illustrates, color is a powerful tool—it enlightens, entertains, and transforms—and when color graces chromatic homes, it can enhance, revive, and regenerate a community. This vibrant, engaging, and inviting book provides an escape to a world of inspiration, artistic fulfillment, and appreciation for these homes. Containing fifty-seven pages of illustrations, this edition is an effective and fun-filled way to enjoy and appreciate the homes' beauty, while also encouraging imagination and the creation of a unique work of art.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813178837
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 08/20/2019
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John I. "Hans" Gilderbloom, considered one of the foremost urban thinkers of our time, is the author of six books, fifty-five scholarly articles, and op-eds in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times. Gilderbloom's work in renewing neighborhoods has been previously featured in the Sunday New York Times. He is a professor in the Graduate Planning, Public Administration, Public Health, and Urban Affairs programs at the University of Louisville, and directs the highly lauded Center for Sustainable Urban Neighborhoods (http://www.sunlouisville.org). A diverse group of four highly acclaimed professional artists contributed drawings to this book.

What People are Saying About This

Michael Brazley

"Great and very forward-thinking; I would assign it to my senior urban design class as a virtual reality experience."

From the Publisher

"Gilderbloom's book makes architects consider the important role of color in buildings." — Steve Goldstein, past president of the American Institute of Architects, Central Kentucky Division


"Great and very forward-thinking; I would assign it to my senior urban design class as a virtual reality experience." — Michael Brazley, School of Architecture, Southern Illinois University Carbondale


"This is a fabulous idea! The explosion of coloring books for adults in recent years is astounding." — Steve Mouzon, author of The Original Green: Unlocking the Mystery of True Sustainability

Steve Mouzon

"This is a fabulous idea! The explosion of coloring books for adults in recent years is astounding."

Steve Goldstein

"Gilderbloom's book makes architects consider the important role of color in buildings."

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