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97 residential photographer Ideabooks
Design Photography: Let's Get Symmetrical
"Photographers celebrate symmetry with interior compositions in perfect balance... merging of photographs and renderings, and then at residential interiors sans furniture... imagery. Photographs and renderings are highly biased and manipulated views that attempt... presented in photographs. A space or exterior may embody a hint of symmetry, but the framing... the same photographer as the previous example (and the next), and again sofas are used..."
Double Take: Interior Glass Pushes the Boundaries
"ereal photographic images seem embedded in these wall-size glass panels... designer and photographer in the fashion industry, and became fascinated with large-scale... works on residential projects as well as commercial ones. "I reinvent and elevate a... original photographs, had it printed on glass (which we frosted), and used it as both... never for residential property. This is art inserted into the fabric of life. Daring..."
Book to Know: 'Long Island Modernism 1930-1980'
Photographs mix with social history from the architectural highlights of Long Island's suburbanization
People and Pets Bring Interior Photos to Life
Even the best-designed room can look hollow when it's not occupied. Add people and animals to spark interest in your interior shots
"to be photographed without people in the space. The fact that spaces intended for... with a photographer who set up his tripod and shot intermittently for five hours to... interior photographs,; this one takes a similar look at interior spaces, yet some in... homes are photographed (even in traditional stylings) in a way that's too sterile to... try in residential next time...i think traditioanl spaces are usually to cluttered..."
Computer-Rendered Architecture Dares to Dream
'Houses + Origins' Reveals an Architect's Process
"white photographs that Wilson took in California and other parts of the West, documenting... influenced his residential designs. This new monograph's title spells out the ongoing impact... keyed. Photographs are also numbered and described in captions, though unfortunately... ones on residential architecture have a crossover appeal to a wider audience that is..."
Garden Lessons from a Grand Northwest Reserve
Borrow classic landscape ideas from this Washington state treasure, a series of gardens as thoughtfully planned as they are spacious
The Ruins of Detroit
Houzz Tour: Excavated Waterfront Home in New York
With local building codes limiting its size, a home on the water in Long Island digs deep to discover its beauty
Iconic Architecture: 10 Must-Know Modern Homes
These masterpieces of modern architecture are still influencing home design today — see if any elements appear in your own home
"deal of residential architecture — from open floor plans to means of construction.... modern residential architecture, presenting their architecture and the stories behind... hadn't photographed the house - as far as I could find - and I realized that the deep... definition of residential modernism. To say otherwise would mean shucking an entire art/... Schindler residential project to include. I have not seen either the Schindler or Lovell..."
Houzz Tour: Mission District Row House
Travel Guide: Austin, Texas, for Design Lovers
You'll find fantastic food along with incredible art and architecture in this capital city, deep in the heart of Texas
"innovative residential architecture and, increasingly, notable commercial projects. Austin... first residential green building program, which is still going strong after 22 years... greatest in residential design by Austin architects. The tour takes place each year in... modern residential architecture, it's a fantastic neighborhood to check out.Another... writer, photographer and contributor to Apartment TherapyBreaux recommends checking..."
19th-Century Gem: The Glessner House Bucks Tradition
"than residential. I could much easier see this being a government building or a... large-format photographs, and written histories for more than 38,600 historic structures... contemporary residential design goes beyond the question of maintaining "roots" in tradition... commercial not residential. John Thank you for the article. Richardson is one of my favorite... author/photographer calls the book, "an exploration of a collection of eighteen miniature..."
Get a Bird's-Eye View of America's Housing Patterns
See the big picture of how suburban developments are changing the country's landscape, with aerial photos and ideas for the future
"Hayden's and photographer Jim Wark's A Field Guide to Sprawl and Alan Berger's Drosscape:... aerial photographs. But you lost me with your last paragraph. Like viewing news anchors... side of residential design.... it's easier on the head and heart to think about wallpaper... that some residential development patterns have a greater impact on the environment than... houses. Residential fingers. The sprawl around Phoenix often stops at the bases of..."
Modern Canadian Homes Showcase Clever Entryways
From hidden doors to sculptural steps, the entrances to these Ontario, Canada, dwellings make homecoming a special pleasure