9781561586288

Good House Parts : Creating a Great Home Piece by Piece

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  • ISBN13:

    9781561586288

  • ISBN10:

    1561586285

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-10-01
  • Publisher: Taunton
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Summary

A great house really is the sum of its parts. This is the thinking that makes "Good House Parts required reading for anyone who imagines living in the "perfect" home one day. Drawing on 15 years' experience as a nationally known author and residential architect, Dennis Wedlick empowers homeowners to make a distinction between the whole house--and its unique components. He identifies hundreds of examples of quality house parts--from doors, windows, and roofing to dormers, columns, and fireplaces. The book invites readers to look at their homes in a whole new light.- A unique way of looking at home construction, renovation and remodeling.- Features a broad range of house styles by prominent American architects.- Written by an articulate, highly promotable architect with a following.

Author Biography

Dennis Wedlick, AIA is a nationally recognized architect and author who has specialized in affordable home design since the start of his own residential practice in 1992. After graduating from Syracuse University School of Architecture, Wedlick spent 12 years working with renowned architect Philip Johnson. Wedlick has taught architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and Parsons School of Design.

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