Designing a House: An Illustrated Guide to Planning Your Own Home (Hardcover)

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Designing a House: An Illustrated Guide to Planning Your Own Home (Hardcover)

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Each stage is illustrated with easy-to-follow diagrams and photographs. From setting up your office, to sketching your plan, to considering light and ventilation, to choosing materials, this book has it all. It will appeal not only to the layman but to the student of architecture, as the perfect introduction to the tools and methods of designing a beautiful and comfortable home. The essential home-design guide by the architect of Time's "Best Home of the Year"
Lester Walker is an award-winning architect and author of numerous books including "American Shelter," "Tiny Houses," and "Block Building for Children." He has been a professor of architecture at City College of New York and has lectured at Harvard, MIT, UCLA, and the Rhode Island School of Design. His work has appeared in such magazines as House Beautiful, "Time," "House and Garden," "Life," and "Progressive Architecture." He lives in Woodstock, New York, where his architectural firm is based. Visit lesterwalkerarchitect.com.
Product Details ISBN: 9781590201398
ISBN-10: 1590201396
Publisher: Abrams Press
Publication Date: July 4th, 2012
Pages: 144
Language: English