Get Your House Right

Get Your House Right : Architectural Elements to Use and Avoid - An Illustrated Guide to Traditional Design

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Marianne Cusato, creator of the award-winning 308 square foot Katrina Cottages (built in response to hurricane Katrina), has authored and illustrated this definitive guide to what makes houses look and feel right - to the eye and to the soul. She teaches us the language and grammar of classical architecture, revealing how balance, harmony, and detail all contribute to creating a home that will be loved rather than tolerated. And she takes us through the do's and don'ts of every element of home design, from dormers to doorways to columns.
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  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 27.18mm | 1,270.06g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • all in 2-colour photos / illustrations
  • 1402736282
  • 9781402736285
  • 374,898

About Marianne Cusato

Acclaimed designer Marianne Cusato has received international media attention for her work on the Katrina Cottages. Leading in 2006 to being named by Builder Magazine as No.4 on their list of the 50 most influential people in the home building industry. Her first cottage, Katrina Cottage 1, was the recipient of the first annual People's Design Award from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the National Design Museum of the Smithsonian Institute.
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