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Patterns of Home
By Max Jacobson

Patterns of Home

The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design

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Patterns of Home by Max Jacobson

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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781561586967
ISBN-10: 156158696X
Format: Paperback
(275mm x 235mm x 19mm)
Pages: 282
Imprint: Taunton Press Inc
Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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