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Description - The Classic House by Ken Tate

The first in Images' new series of building monographs, The Classic House takes an in-depth look at one of Ken Tate's magnificent classicial homes. Testament to Tate's faithful attention to period details, Windy Hill appears to have evolved over centuries, rather than just a few years, and is a spectacular example of the power of classical architecture when combined with the talents of skilled specialists including landscape architects, interior designers, and master craftsmen. Exquisite detailing is captured in close-up photography. No detail escapes the camera's critical eye, from the grand scale of the home and its surroundings gardens, to the minutiae of architectural details. Through detailed site, floor, and architectural plans, the various components of the house, its outbuildings, and landscaped gardens are revealed to the reader. Superbly rendered drawings add an artistic dimension to a book already brimming with impressive detail.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781920744687
ISBN-10: 1920744681
Format: Hardback
(286mm x 286mm x 15mm)
Pages: 120
Imprint: Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd
Publisher: Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: Australia

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