A Sense of Place, a [Audiobook] download free by Mark A. Hutker

A Sense of Place, a Audiobook download free by Mark A. Hutker
  • Listen audiobook: A Sense of Place, a
  • Author: Mark A. Hutker
  • Release date: 2015/9/22
  • Publisher: MONACELLI PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9781580934275
  • Rating: 8.25 of 10
  • Votes: 473
  • Review by: Kiara Florez
  • Review rating: 7.78 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/22
  • Duration: 2H45M35S in 256 kbps (44.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-12
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, FLAC, AIFF, MP3, MPEG4, WMA, TTA (compression ACE, ZIP, RAR, CBC, CAB, IMG)
  • Total pages original book: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 22 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 16M45S (4.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Thirteen exquisite houses create a portrait of life in one of America's most exclusive coastal destinations, along the beaches of Martha's Vineyard and Cape Cod. Hutker Architects, led by founding principal Mark A. Hutker, has designed more than three hundred houses along the New England shore. A member of the close community on Martha's Vineyard since his arrival in 1985, Hutker has become an expert at interpreting the ideal lifestyles of his clients within the respected traditions and restrictive codes of the beautiful but fragile environment. In their design and construction, these houses honor the vernacular traditions of craft and indigenous materials, are deeply respectful of the cherished landscape, and demonstrate a lively range of solutions to building on the bluffs and dunes that line the shores of the Vineyard and Cape Cod. A working organic farm fulfills a family's dream of simpler values; a luxurious renovation saves the best of an antique shingle cottage while transforming it for contemporary family life and a raised structure clad in naturally weathered boards combines the legacy of midcentury regional modern architecture with Cape Cod's maritime tradition. The firm is committed to the principle 'Build once, well,' looking to the historic architecture of the region and the inherited experience of its carpenters and craftspeople as inspiration for contemporary design. The result is an architecture that is at once adaptable and livable, yet enduring, efficient, inevitable, and appropriate. The houses sit lightly on the land, deferring to their surroundings, often built as a series of modest pavilions linked by passages or grouped to enclose an outdoor space. Creative design solutions-a light-filled gallery running the full length of a house, a continuous wall of sliding glass doors-make houses both open to views, but protective in a storm. Specially commissioned photography captures the craftsmanship and the settings of the houses, from dramatic bluffs overlooking the sea to secluded coves and rolling meadows filled with wildflowers, creating a unique portrait of Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Guidebooks, Residential Buildings, Domestic Buildings, Individual Architects & Architectural Firms
  • Download servers: Hotfile, Torrent, FileServe, Google Drive, ShareByLink. Compressed in ACE, ZIP, RAR, CBC, CAB, IMG
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 64.11 USD
  • Dimensions: 236x299x26mm
  • Weight: 1,538g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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