Description - Canadian Contemporary: The Northern Home by Hannah Jenkins

Canadian Contemporary is an outstanding compilation title offering comprehensive insight into Canada's residential architecture realm as it currently stands. Stunning full-colour photographs and detailed plans highlight an array of stylish designs from some of the country's most talented contemporary architects. Each project is a unique example of the different ways each firm/architect interprets and caters to the types of lifestyles that inhabit their work. Adaptable spaces and savvy design solutions reflect a strong focus of the integration of modern day life into Canadian homes. With an introduction by acclaimed Professor or Architecture, Avi Friedman, this beautifully designed book presents the latest trends in Canadian living and residential home design. AUTHOR: Avi Friedman, PhD, is a Professor of Architecture at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where he directs the Affordable Homes Research Group. He is also a practicing architect specialising in sustainable residential design and is known internationally for his housing innovation, in particular for The Grow Home and The Next Home, which were built in several countries. He has authored 16 books and is the recipient of many accolades, including the World Habitat Award, the Creative Achievement Award and the Life Time Achievement Award from Sustainable Buildings Canada. In the year 2000, he was selected by Wallpaper* magazine as one of 10 people from around the world most likely to change the way we live in the new millennium. SELLING POINTS: . Showcases contemporary residential architecture and design across Canada by renowned Canadian-based architects and designers . Augments IMAGES' particularly large range of successful books on contemporary residential archtiecture and design . Features stunning full-colour photography throughout, informative descriptions and detailed floor plans 920 colour and b/w images

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