Houses Now: Material Style


  • By Sabita Naheswaran (Editor)
  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd (1 October 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1864705892
  • ISBN-13: 978-1864705898
  • Product Dimensions: 23.3 x 2.5 x 28.6 cm

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Features the finest single-family residential projects from around the world. “Focusing on the variety and quality of materials used, these projects demonstrate that when it comes to residential design, there are few limits to what you can do, whether it’s a complete knock-down and rebuild or a careful restoration…A great resource for anyone interested in modern design”‘ Country Home Ideas ‘Houses Now: Material Style’ is a chic, modern book that showcases an eclectic range of contemporary homes, designed by an impressive selection of architects. Honing in on the variety and quality of materials used, ‘Houses Now’ also explores the finer details of architectural styles from across the globe – from suburban masterpieces and sprawling country homes, to sleek city residences and breathtaking beach houses. These houses demonstrate that, when it comes to residential design, there are few limits. Professional full-colour photography is complemented by floor plans and a vibrant book design. Projects include: Narrabundah House, Australia; 1917 Bungalow, USA; Jellyfish House, Spain; House N, Moscow; OLS House, Germany; Three Cusps Chalet, Portugal; Davy House, New Zealand; Northcote House, Australia; Tree House, USA; Shirokane House, Japan; Montville Residence, Australia. AUTHOR: Sabita Naheswaran has a BA in Classics and English, and recently graduated with a MA in Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing from Melbourne University. Prior to working at The Images Publishing Group as a coordinating editor, she worked at Wakefield Press in Adelaide, South Australia where she edited and publicised a wide range of titles. SELLING POINTS: – A selection of outstanding contemporary architect-designed houses from around the world – Spectacular ideas for that new dream house – The book emphasises and prioritises each project’s images, and also features a varied array of large full-bleed photos 250 col.