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Distinctive Home: A Vision of Timeless Design

Eck, Jeremiah

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ISBN 10: 1561585289 / ISBN 13: 9781561585281
Published by Taunton Press, Newtown, Connecticut, 2003
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Cloth in mylar protected dust-jacket. 234 pages, w/ index; color illustrations. The first book in a joint imprint of the American Institute of Architects and The Taunton Press. A clean, tight copy in "as new" condition. Bookseller Inventory # 002402

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Title: Distinctive Home: A Vision of Timeless ...

Publisher: Taunton Press, Newtown, Connecticut

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Synopsis:

Jeremiah Eck believes that a distinctive home is the result of a balance between site, floor plan, exterior elements, and interior details. In The Distinctive Home, he describes the significance of each of the four elements and provides numerous examples of good design for each. Included are images and descriptions of 50 houses (ten of them the author's own designs) that cover a wide range of styles, regions, and budgets. A final chapter unifies the four elements in detailed profiles of several of these houses, examining how their components work together to attain the status of "distinctive."

About the Author:

Jeremiah Eck is a contributor for Taunton Press titles including The Face of Home.

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