Patterns of Home

Patterns of Home

The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design

Book - 2002
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The key to creating a house that is memorable, satisfying, and enduring is to apply a group of design concepts--or "patterns"--that focus on the experience of being in a home. In this groundbreaking work, internationally respected architects Max Jacobson, Murray Silverstein, and Barbara Winslow present the ten essential patterns that shape and define a well-crafted home. Patterns explore the presence of light, the relationship between indoors and out, the flow through rooms, and the feel of one space as you are sitting in another.
Clearly written and profusely illustrated with houses from all over the country, "Patterns of Home," brings the timeless lessons of residential design to anyone seeking inspiration and direction in the design or remodel of a home. The patterns described in the book can make the difference between a home that satisfies only the material needs of the owners and one that captures the essence of home.
Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c2002
ISBN: 9781561585335
1561585335
Branch Call Number: 728.370222 Jac
Characteristics: 282 p. : col. ill

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VRMurphy
Jan 25, 2012

More than just pretty pictures, this makes you really think about how to use space and what you need of your home, to live the life you want to, in it.

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