The New Old House H I S TO R I C & M O D E R N A R C H I T E C T U R E C O M B I N E D ■ ■ BY M A R C K R I S TA L ■ F O R E W O R D BY G I L S C H A F E R I I I
S E LLING POINTS ■■ These modern houses show the imprint of the past and present, as well as fascinating solutions to extreme architectural challenges
An international collection of groundbreaking projects featuring 18 private homes transformed by top architects
■■ Features work from such celebrated firms as Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects, Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis, Messana O’Rorke Architects, and John Ike, along with extraordinary projects from an international roster of talent ■■ Projects are both lavish and simple, of enduring historic value and everyday, showing readers at every price point the benefits of combining old and new
S PECIFICATIONS 200 color illustrations
240 pages, 9½ × 11" he New Old House presents 18 private historic
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homes, from North America to Europe, and traces
the ingenious ways architects have revitalized and
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refreshed them for a new generation.
Most of the renovations occurred in the last decade, but all of the homes have origins reaching back into the past, in some cases hundreds of years. Projects and firms featured include Greenwich House, Allan Greenberg; Longbranch, Jim Olson; Astley Castle, Witherford Watson Mann; Hunsett Mill, Acme; Cotswolds House, Richard Found; plus more than a dozen
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others. These projects address such timely factors as sustainability, multiculturalism, preservation, and style, and demonstrate the unique beauty and elegance that comes from the interweaving of modernity and history. An architecture and design author and journalist, Marc Kristal is a former editor of AIA/J, and has written for Metropolis, the New York Times, Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, Wallpaper, and numerous other publications. Kristal has written, coauthored, or contributed to 30 books, including Re:Crafted, Immaterial World, and Magni Modernism.
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