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Creating a New Old House

Creating a New Old House

Eight Pillars of Traditional Design that create a solid foundation for combining authentic, traditional design with livability

Price: $39.95
ISBN: 9781561586158
Product Code: 1561586153
Year: 2003
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 224
Publisher: Taunton Press


Anyone who yearns for an older home but is daunted by the prospect of owning one will love this book. Through hundreds of inspiring photographs and engaging text, the author describes what gives traditional homes their enduring appeal. Versaci identifies Eight Pillars of Traditional Design that create a solid foundation for combining authentic, traditional design with livability to create homes that feel old yet live new.

Featuring a vast array of new, old-house styles from colonials to farmhouses from all over the country, the houses illustrate the creative work of architects, builders, and craftsmen who are forging the movement toward building new homes that capture an old-home sensibility.