The Face of Home: A New Way to Look at the Outside of Your House
Jeremiah EckISBN: 1561587710;
There are hundreds of books on the market about designing the interior of a home, but none for homeowners that focuses on the design of a home’s exterior. And yet the exterior of the house is what we all see and remember- it’s the “face” of home we fall in love with--whether we are looking for a new home or just taking in the sights during a Sunday afternoon drive. All of us can relate to a house’s exterior, but few understand how they’re put together, or how the outside and inside should work in harmony. When people describe the exterior of a house, they usually give a label or a style- Cape, Colonial, Ranch. But, in truth, what they are referring to are not only its exterior physical characteristic- the particular blend of rooflines, siding, trim, windows, doors and porches, but also its emotional characteristics- inviting, austere, friendly. In his new book The Face of Home, Jeremiah Eck, FAIA, author of Taunton’s The...
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