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Get your house right :architectural elements to use & avoid /Marianne Cusato & Ben Pentreath ; with Richard Sammons & Leon Crier ; foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales ; in association with the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Crier, Leon.
Cusato, Marianne.
Institute of Classical Architecture.
Pentreath, Ben.
Sammons, Richard Franklin.
Publication
New York : Sterling
Contents
Why you need this book -- Nine things you need to know -- Schematic design -- The orders -- Arches and pediments -- Windows -- Exterior doors -- Entrances -- Porches, balconies, and railings -- Roofs -- Cornices and eaves -- Chimneys -- Interiors -- Materials and methods -- Putting it all together.
Date
c2007.
Description
"In this comprehensive and authoratative guide, Marianne Cusato explains why so many of today's traditional-style buildings miss the mark; describes the essential elements of a house, how they work together, and how to use them appropriately; and shows how to avoid common mistakes at every stage of the design and construction process"--Cover, p. 2.
xiv, 257 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes
Gift of William P. Veillette, October 15, 2008.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253) and index.
ISBN
1402736282
9781402736285
GUSN
251872
Call Number
Stacks NA7110.C87 2007
Descriptive terms
Architecture Details.
Architecture, Domestic.
Dwellings Planning.

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