The Desert HomeUnknown - 2002
The desert Southwest is an incredibly diverse place known for its casual lifestyle, endless scenic vistas, captivating blue skies, and rich cultural history, all of which contribute to the architecture and interior design particular to the region. The Desert Home will take you on a personal tour through homes of all sizes in a variety of architectural styles from Adobe brick and Straw bale to Spanish Renaissance and Modern. Lavishly illustrated with over 225 color photographs, this book showcases the special features that make each home unique -- outstanding interior design, alternative construction techniques, native landscaping, and the blurring between indoor and outdoor spaces. This book also provides countless ideas and valuable insight on the use of natural lighting, floor and wall treatments, furnishings and collectables, and xeriscape gardening. No matter where you live, The Desert Home will be an inspirational reference and source for great home ideas. Book jacket.
Publisher: Flagstaff, Ariz. : Northland Pub., 2002.
Characteristics: ix, 166 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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