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Home by design : transforming your house into home

Author: Sarah Susanka
Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ideas to empower homeowners to transform their shelters into real homes.
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Genre/Form: Designs and plans
History
Dessins et plans
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Susanka
ISBN: 1561586188 9781561586189
OCLC Number: 53887612
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 250 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Preface --
From house to home --
pt. 1. Space --
ch. 1. The process of entering --
ch. 2. Shelter around activity --
ch. 3. Sequence of places --
ch. 4. Ceiling height variety --
ch. 5. Interior views --
ch. 6. Layering --
ch. 7. Inside outside --
ch. 8. Changes in level --
ch. 9. Public to private --
ch. 10. Openability --
ch. 11. Enclosure --
ch. 12. Differentiation of parts --
ch. 13. Depth and thickness --
pt. 2. Light --
ch. 14. Light to walk toward --
ch. 15. Light intensity variation --
ch. 16. Reflecting surfaces --
ch. 17. Window positioning --
ch. 18. Visual weight --
ch. 19. View and nonview --
pt. 3. Order --
ch. 20. Pattern and geometry --
ch. 21. Alignments --
ch. 22. Rhythm --
ch. 23. Theme and variations --
ch. 24. Composition --
ch. 25. Expressed structure --
ch. 26. Point of focus --
ch. 27. Organizing strategy --
Afterword --
Architects and designers --
Index.
Responsibility: Sarah Susanka.
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Offers a new approach to home design, presenting thirty important design concepts that can transform any house into a warm, comfortable, original space.  Read more...

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"Think a bigger house would make everything perfect? Don't bet on it. Sarah Susanka's re-arranging and re-imagining strategies are brilliant, simple and beautiful" (Reader's Digest)"

 
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