Patterns of Home: The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design
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.
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Patterns of HomeUser Review - nanaduck - Overstock.com
Excellent book and great price from Overstock. I had borrowed the book from our library several times and decided I wanted my own copy. Very useful whether planning home renos or designing a new home. Highly recommended. Read full review
Patterns of home: the ten essentials of enduring designUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Why are some houses such a pleasure to visit or inhabit? This spin-off from A Pattern Language, which has been a design resource for decades, successfully answers that question. California architects ... Read full review
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