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 and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-251872

Description

xiv, 257 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm., "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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture, Domestic.
Architecture Details.
Dwellings Planning.

Originator

Cusato, Marianne.
Pentreath, Ben.
Sammons, Richard Franklin.
Crier, Leon.
Institute of Classical Architecture.

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.

Publication

New York : Sterling

Description

xiv, 257 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
"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.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253) and index.
Gift of William P. Veillette, October 15, 2008.

ISBN

9781402736285
1402736282

Call Number

Stacks NA7110.C87 2007