The Nature of Dwellings : The Architecture of David Hovey

The Nature of Dwellings : The Architecture of David Hovey

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Book DescriptionDavid Hovey is building some of the best modernist houses in the world, and the world is starting to notice. Hovey has made a name for himself as the torchbearer for modern residential design, a designation he shares with a growing number of architects who’ve returned to pure modernism. His houses merge into the landscapes in which they’re situated, and with names like Cloud Chaser and Rain Maker, their ties to the land and climate are made clear. Hovey picks up where Frank Lloyd Wright left off, forging ahead with explorations of simple materials, rectilinear geometries, and structural innovation all in the service of free-flowing floor plans that merge indoor and outdoor into a cohesive whole. An extensive essay examines Hovey’s unorthodox approach to architecture and explains how he has managed to build a successful career by staying true to his modernist ideals.

Как правильно работать с гипсокартоном. Оригинальные идеи и подробные инструкции

Как правильно работать с гипсокартоном. Оригинальные идеи и подробные инструкции

Автор: С. Бондарев, П. Ромашкин

В этом издании: свойства гипсокартона; гипсокартон в квартире и в офисе; мансарды, стеллажи и полки из гипсокартона; отделочные работы; дизайнерские решения.

Sand Castles: Interiors Inspired by the Coast

Sand Castles: Interiors Inspired by the Coast

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In this beautifully illustrated book, interiors stylist Tim Neve explores a selection of extraordinary homes. Five eclectic chapters feature many personal «sand castles» inspired by the coast: from the elegant, salt-bleached driftwood neutrals of «Beachcomber» to the faded sunshine yellows and retro lollipop zing of «Endless Summer» and the rich peacock-colored velvets and time-worn vintage collections of the «Bohemian» home. Neve also offers a wealth of practical advice on how to create mood boards and color palettes, and use statement pieces and found objects to create your own personal design style.

Искусство тиснения и чеканки. Материалы. Инструменты. Техники

Искусство тиснения и чеканки. Материалы. Инструменты. Техники

Автор: Россана Радаэлли

Эта книга научит вас искусству тиснения и чеканки и поможет сделать массу полезных и красивых вещей, которые украсят ваш дом. Тиснение и чеканка — хобби за семейным столом. Весь инструмент можно сделать самостоятельно. Любая вещь, сделанная вами, станет сказочно неповторимой и пригодится в качестве праздничного подарка

Современный загородный дом. От фундамента до крыши

Современный загородный дом. От фундамента до крыши

Автор: Ю. Ф. Боданов

Хотите избежать ошибок при строительстве загородного дома? Правильно возвести фундамент, спроектировать и при необходимости перепланировать свой дом? Сделать необходимый ремонт пришедших в негодность конструкций? Тогда эта книга — для вас. Книга написана профессиональным архитектором, на собственном опыте знающим о проблемах, возникающих при строительстве и ремонте загородного дома.

Stuff: The M(Group) Interactive Guide to Collecting, Decorating With, and Learning About, Wonderful and Unusual Things

Stuff: The M(Group) Interactive Guide to Collecting, Decorating With, and Learning About, Wonderful and Unusual Things

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Stuff invites the reader inside the homes of impassioned collectors, detailing the wide variety of art and objects that go into the creation of M(Group)s complex, richly layered, and beautifully orchestrated interiors. A unique interactive digital recognition technology allows readers to delve deep into 40 captivating topics, expanding the scope of the book to include cyberlinks to the worlds great museum collections, the most important dealers, and the most illuminating research resources. Enter M(Group)s world of wonderfully diverse spaces and learn about an array of esoteric and varied subjects, from anatomical models to Australian aboriginal art, pre-Columbian pottery to Coromandel screens, and taxidermy to Tiffany lamps, all accompanied by personal anecdotes as witty and insightful as the homes M(Group) designs.

Practical Ideas for Kitchens and Bathrooms

Practical Ideas for Kitchens and Bathrooms

Автор: Sandra Moya

In ancient times, taking a bath was synonymous with ritual, a cult of the body and even, in public bathhouses, meeting friends. In other periods, hygiene was not exactly a priority, so bathing facilities were virtually non-existent. The 19th century saw an increasing concern for hygiene and so bathrooms began to be set up in a self-contained space that was considered as an entity separate from the rest of the home. Technological advances have led to new models and materials, as well as cladding that is more resistant to water. Bathrooms are now chosen with decorative criteria, and they have gradually gained prominence as a space for hygiene and relaxation. Bathrooms can be designed as big spaces filled with light and divided into clearly delimited areas, or as small rooms with highly practical means of taking full advantage of the space, so that users can benefit from their functional purpose while also using them to relax and rest-all this without forsaking the privacy that is particularly necessary in this room. The concept of the kitchen has evolved with the passing of time. At the beginning of the 20th century the kitchen was a neglected room and it was exclusively reserved for cooks and servants, even in quite modest houses. Servants gradually started disappearing from homes and women had to replace them. The woman’s role only changed when she decided to abandon purely domestic chores and seek work outside the house. With the new technological advances, the kitchen has opened up to the rest of the house to become a practical space filled with light. The gradual disappearance of the dining room as the family meeting place has made the kitchen the most important space in the house, used also for gathering together the family. More time is now taken to choose the materials and decoration for a kitchen, it is allocated more space and a wide range of practical ideas are exploited to increase its capacity and make its organization more efficient. All today’s kitchen designs favor bright, comfortable spaces where preparing food and sitting down to eat become a real pleasure. Издание на английском языке. Формат: 19,5 см х 24,5 см.