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House Rules: An Architect's Guide to Modern Life

SKU: 9780847848218 Supplier: Rizzoli International Publications


Author: Deborah Berke

Format: Hardback | 208 pages

Dimensions: 10.1 x 1 x 10.6 inches

Publication year: July 12, 2016

Using examples of her own distinct, humane modern design, famous architect Deborah Berke shows how to create a tranquil oasis for modern living. House Rules captures the beauty and relevancy of Deborah Berke's vision by defining eight guiding principles for creating a welcoming home. Her rules cover everything from how to create a meaningful transition from inside to outside to the importance of having plenty of storage to live an uncluttered existence. House Rules digs deeply into Berke's creative process and deliberate design approach, displaying over fifty properties. House Rules is an inspiring handbook for home owners and people who want to build a house. It also addresses topical issues such as environmental sustainability and creative construction practices. House Rules teaches how to create a tranquil atmosphere for modern life by drawing on examples of her user-friendly contemporary designs. Photographs with fascinating details elucidate her beliefs, emphasizing both the poetry and pragmatism of her ideas.


 House Rules: An Architect's Guide to Modern Life