The Place of Houses
Three Architects Suggest Ways to Build and Inhabit Houses
Normal Price: $52.84
Your Price: $47.55 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.28! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.38 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 10-12 days
Place of Houses by Charles W. Moore
Book DescriptionWith a new epilogue Richly illustrated with houses large and small, old and new, with photographs, plans, and cutaway drawings, this is a book for people who want a house but who may not know what they really need, or what they have a right to expect. The authors establish the basis for good building by examining houses in the small Massachusetts town of Edgartown; in Santa Barbara, California, where a commitment was made to re-create an imaginary Spanish past; and in Sea Ranch, on the northern California coast, where the authors attempt to create a community. These examples demonstrate how individual houses can express the care, energies, and dreams of the people who live in them, and can contribute to a larger sense of place.
Buy Place of Houses book by Charles W. Moore from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780520223578
(190mm x 235mm x 17mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 17-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Charles W. Moore
Powerful Days, Paperback (March 2008)
Presents a record of an era in American and southern history.
You Have to Pay for the Public Life, Paperback (April 2004)
Previously uncollected essays of an architect whose love of people, buildings, and nature was reflected in the places he built.
Chambers for a Memory Palace, Paperback (May 1996)
This ode to the spirit of place consists of an exchange of letters in which one author recalls and the other responds to the elements considered essential to the art of successful place-making. Each of the book's chapters forms a chamber, and each chamber is inscribed with the authors' personal observations.
Water and Architecture, Hardback (May 1994)» View all books by Charles W. Moore
This work documents the dynamic interplay of buildings and water, solid and liquid, upright and level. Its worldwide coverage takes in classic and contemporary examples, from the Trevi Fountain in Rome to Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater House in Pennsylvania.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Place of Houses book by Charles W. Moore and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Charles W. Moore
Charles Moore (1925-94) was Dean of the School of Architecture at Yale, Chair of the Department of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Los Angeles, and O'Neil Ford Professor of Architecture at the University of Texas. Donlyn Lyndon, Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, has served as Chair of the Departments of Architecture at Berkeley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Oregon. Gerald Allen was an editor of Architectural Record when this book was written; he now practices architecture in New York. All three authors have designed noteworthy houses.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.