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With expertise, clarity, and humor, acclaimed architect Lester Walker uses his long experience in the field to gently take you by the hand and teach you to design the home of your dreams --following the family of Tom, Lois, and Anna Sample as they plan their house. 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"

About the Author

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.

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ISBN:
9781590201398
Author:
Walker, Lester R
Publisher:
Overlook Press
Author:
Walker, Lester R.
Subject:
House Plans
Subject:
Home Construction-General
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20120731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9 x 8.38 in 0.1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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