Home by Design : Transforming Your House into Home

Home by Design : Transforming Your House into Home

Book Title: Home by Design : Transforming Your House into Home

Author: William J. Hirsch Jr. AIA Jr

Format: Hardback | 250 pages

Publication Date: 05 Aug 2004

ISBN-13: 9781561586189

In this groundbreaking book, Sarah Susanka looks at the key design concepts behind all well-designed homes. With these essential ideas, she allows all homeowners to transform a house from mere shelter into a comfortable home filled with character and beauty. The author presents 27 key concepts that can be applied to any home - no matter what the style or size. Using 30 best-designed ideal homes, she brings these concepts to life with 150 specific and inspirational examples - from something as simple as placing a rug under a table to defining one room from another with a framed archway or opening. - Space - Entrances - Sequences - Ceiling Heights - Interior Views - Layering - Changes in Level - Public to Private - Enclosure - Light - Reflecting Surfaces - Window Positioning - Views - Order - Pattern - Alignments - Points of Focus - Expressed Structure -