By Gil Schafer III, Eric Piasecki

From the writer of The nice American House, a beautiful new ebook at the strength of place.
In his best-selling first ebook, Gil Schafer explored the characteristics that make a home a home—architecture, panorama, and ornament. In his eagerly awaited moment ebook, Schafer indicates how conventional and classical rules can mix with a feeling of position to create superbly discovered houses in more than a few kinds, all with the pleasurable tensions of fancy and straightforward, earlier and current.
partly one, Schafer stocks his crucial device package for construction a home that succeeds in either craft and emotion: from the way to learn the panorama to incorporating reminiscence to studying tips on how to stability either fancy and easy parts. partly , he provides seven houses intensive, together with an condominium with a view of imperative Park, a hillside cottage in Northern California, an up-to-date Connecticut Colonial on a wide farm, an Adirondacks camp on Lake Placid, and a gorgeous A-frame at the coast of Maine. whereas every one is exclusive, the entire houses are fantastically livable, relaxed at the land they occupy, widespread, scale, and fabrics: types that readers may want to emulate of their personal houses.

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