9780520223578

The Place of Houses

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  • ISBN13:

    9780520223578

  • ISBN10:

    0520223578

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-04-01
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

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Summary

This is a book for people interested in domestic architecture who might wish to build a house of their own, with both philosophical questions and pragmatic matters to be considered as the reader thinks about what is wanted in a house, what needs and desires one wishes it to serve.

Author Biography

Charles Moore (1925-94) was Dean of the School of Architecture at Yale, Chair of the Department of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Los Angeles, and O'Neil Ford Professor of Architecture at the University of Texas.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Houses in Several places
Edgartown
3(16)
Santa Barbara
19(12)
The Sea Ranch
31(18)
The place of houses
49(1)
Ours
50(21)
The three orders
The order of rooms
71(37)
The order of machines
108(16)
The order of dreams
124(23)
Setting out choices
Assembling the rooms
147(29)
Including the machines
176(12)
Fitting the house to the land
188(19)
Inflecting the scheme
Mapping
207(18)
Collecting
225(16)
Yours
241(28)
Inhabiting
269(6)
Epilogue 275(28)
Index 303

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