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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.

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Clearly written and profusely illustrated, this text brings the timeless lessons of residential design to homeowners who seek inspiration and direction. Insightful tours of 33 homes bring essential design concepts to life. 300 color photos. 50 illustrations.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Max Jacobson, founding partner in the internationally respected California firm JSWD Architects, has been practicing architecture for almost 40 years. Co-author of A Pattern Language and Patterns of Home (the latter published by The Taunton Press), Max has been a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley and is currently Instructor of Architecture at Diablo Valley College in California.

 Silverstein is an internationally respected architect.Winslow is a former elementary school teacher in the Alaska Bush.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561586967
Author:
Jacobson, Max
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Author:
Max
Author:
Silverstein, Murray
Author:
Barbara
Author:
Winslow, Barbara
Author:
Murray
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Design & Drafting
Subject:
Architectural design
Subject:
Architecture, domestic
Subject:
Design, Drafting, Drawing & Presentation
Subject:
Residential
Subject:
Buildings - Residential
Subject:
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans.
Subject:
Architectural design -- Technique.
Subject:
Architecture-Drawing and Design
Subject:
General Architecture
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
282
Dimensions:
10.82x9.24x.73 in. 2.57 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Clearly written and profusely illustrated, this text brings the timeless lessons of residential design to homeowners who seek inspiration and direction. Insightful tours of 33 homes bring essential design concepts to life. 300 color photos. 50 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , 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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