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Contemporary Classical

The Architecture of Andrew Skurman

Andrew Skurman

     9.5 × 11.87 in (24.1 × 30.1 cm)
Hardcover
256 pages
300 color illustrations, 100 b/w illustrations
Imprint: PAPress
Publication date: 8/22/2012
Rights: World
ISBN: 9781616890889


Architect Andrew Skurman is an unabashed classicist. His award-winning San Francisco-based firm, Andrew Skurman Architects, specializes in designing superbly crafted custom residences inspired by the building traditions of French chateaux, Mediterranean villas, and Georgian country houses. Skurman draws on an extensive architectural library of European and American design with the precision of an eminent art historian, skillfully adapting timeless design elements to suit today's lifestyles. Collaborating with well-respected contractors, interior and landscape designers, lighting and audiovisual experts, and other consultants, Skurman blends modern comfort and conveniences into traditional settings. Featuring gorgeous photography and exquisite watercolor studies, Contemporary Classical showcases an exceptional range of residential work, including projects in San Francisco (Nob Hill, Pacific Heights), the Newport Beach coast, and Northern California.

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