Designing A House

Designing A House

The Illustrated Guide to Planning your Own Home

Book - 2012
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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"
Publisher: New York : Overlook Press, 2012.
Edition: New ed.
ISBN: 9781590201398
Branch Call Number: 728. 37 WAL 2012
Characteristics: 144 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.), plans


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May 30, 2013

Makes the process of designing and drawing your own home seem like a lot of fun! The information is conveyed mostly via cartoons and examples, and is simple and motivational.

Aug 21, 2012

A bit like Brain Surgery for Dummies. Some good points and information, some of it too basic, some of it assumes too much knowledge and skill. Would have liked more in depth information on house design, and less about model building, etc. which really is something of a specialist skill.

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