“There are not many architecture books that appeal equally to both experts and laymen, but if any book is likely to bridge this gap, it is this one.” -Urbane Magazine, Bejing
What if the person living in a house is actually the architect who designed it? Obviously, and interestingly, architects’ houses are an intriguing reflection of the needs and personalities of the individuals who created them. The houses themselves read like autobiographies, for the greatest challenge of all in building a house lies in weighing up and finding a balance between architectural aesthetics and the personal wishes of those who live there. Every detail of the design and the interior fittings tells us something about the architect.