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Christopher Glass

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ISBN 10: 0892726393 / ISBN 13: 9780892726394
Published by Down East Books, Maine, 2004
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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9 x 11 in. Green paper boards. Lavish color photos. Signed by the author and photographer on the title pg. Condition is NEAR FINE ; minor shelf wear, covers very clean. Binding tight and text spotless. DJ is VERY GOOD ; very clean, a bit rubbed. Arch. Stax. Bookseller Inventory # 25955

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Publisher: Down East Books, Maine

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First printing.

About this title


Architect Chris Glass and architectural photographer Brian Vanden Brink make a compelling and visually fascinating argument that the quintessential Maine house is one that fits its surroundings, rather than competing with them. Included are renovated and new houses, as well as other buildings redesigned to be homes.

About the Author:

Architect Christopher Glass has practiced in Maine since 1974; he also taught architectural design at Bowdoin College. Chris is a former chairman of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, and he is currently vice president of the organization Maine Preservation. A graduate of Haverford College, he has a master of architecture degree from Yale University, where he studied under Charles Moore, Vincent Scully, and Paul Rudolph. He and his wife live in Camden, Maine.

Brian Vanden Brink is an award-winning architectural photographer, whose work has been featured in many books and in Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, Metropolitan Home, Elle, Décor, Coastal Living, Cottage Living, The New York Times Magazine, Boston Globe, Down East, Old House Journal, Old House Interiors, Fine Homebuilding, Custom Home, and Yankee, among many other publications. Brian and his wife live in Camden, Maine.

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