Breathtaking home designs that fit perfectly into the unique landscape of the West.
Architects and designers are breaking new ground on the West Coast, incorporating tested ideas with modern technologies, materials, and concepts in thrilling and sustainable designs. This collection of more than 25 inspiring residences by such renowned western architects and interior designers as Ricardo and Victor Legorreta, Tom Kundig, Jim Jennings, Steven Ehrlich, Marmol Radziner, Aidlin Darling, Paul Wiseman, Terry Hunziker, and Gary Hutton showcases large and small homes that respond to the deserts, mountains, plains, and coastlines of the West. The sculptural forms and elegant interiors are at once both urban and rural, open to the outdoors, and always contemporary, comfortable, and stylish.
Brand: Gibbs Smith
Used Book in Good Condition
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Zahid Sardar, former architecture and design editor for the San Francisco Chronicle, pulled out all of his great friends and well developed contacts to produce a truly splendid book of homes that might otherwise not be photographed due to the owners' need for privacy. Paul Wiseman's (The Wiseman Group) Belvedere home is just divine.
Photos by Matthew Millman show the West Coast's unique contributions to architecture, materials and finishes, not to mention its unforgettable light.
A must read. Great gift for Holidays.
ANNE San Francisco
Fantastic arcitactural book with smart commentary to accompany beautiful photographs .. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to learn about architecture and appreciates beauty.
Had some interesting information but not a stellar book. I wouldn't buy it again. I won't return it though. Thanks.
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