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The Great American House: Tradition for the Way We Live Now by Gil Schafer III

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Acclaimed architect Gil Schafer illustrates how he blends magnificenceical architecture, internal decoration, and landscape to create homes with a sense of historical past. As a conventional architect, Gil Schafer makes a speciality of development new "old" spaces as well as renovating historic homes. His paintings takes the most productive of american historic and magnificenceical architecture—its special moldings and harmonious proportions—and updates it, keeping its persona and detail while simultaneously reworking it to be extra in track with the best way we are living now—relaxed, sensible, circle of relatives-oriented. In his first e book, Schafer covers the 3 very important cornerstones of constructing a great conventional space: architecture, landscape, and decoration. He discusses the necessary interplay between the inner architecture and the fabrics, furnishings, and wall treatments. In-intensity profiles construct on these essays, including Schafer’s own new "old" space in the Hudson Valley; the renovation of a historic home in Nashville layouted through Charles Platt in 1915; and the restoration of a powerful 1843 Greek Revival mansion in Charleston.filled with masses of internal and detail pictures, the nice American house is a useful useful resource for someone who loves old spaces and traditional layout.
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author: Gil Schafer IIIwriter: RizzoliBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 256

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