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This beautifully photographed book explores the lure of the countryside: the wide open spaces and starry skies, the lack of neighbours, noise and pollution, the ability to 'get away from it all'. Many people are choosing to persue their 'sea change' inland, and are creating some spectacular homes in well-hidden locations. However, the diversity and fragility of rural locations provide substantial challenges for the architect of today, primarily, how to insert a building into a pristine environment without affecting often delicate ecosystems. With the preservation of the natural environment a high priority, architects must work with challenging topography to create structures that 'touch the earth lightly'. Out of Town brings together a wonderful colelction of architects' responses to the challenges of building homes in the country.

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This beautifully photographed book showing a wonderful collection of architects' responses to the challenges of answering the lure of the countryside presents many architect-designed solutions to building homes on remote sites and in varied landscapes, many in delicate ecosystems, in order to create spectacular homes in

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ISBN:
9781864701500
Author:
Hyatt, Peter
Publisher:
Images Publishing Group
Subject:
General
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Residential
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
Buildings - Residential
Subject:
Architecture-Houses
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10.42x7.90x.86 in. 2.31 lbs.

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