Creating a New Old House: Yesterday's Character for Today's Home

Anyone who yearns for an older home--but is daunted by the prospect of owning one--will love this book.

Through inspiring photographs and engaging text, the author describes what gives traditional homes their enduring appeal. 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.- 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.- Features a vast array of new, old-house styles--from colonials to farmhouses--from all over the country.