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Podcasts: Common-Sense Design

Many people end up with chaotic home designs, but you don't have to be one of them

Photo by: Mark Pledger

Architectural designer Marianne Cusato, author of Get Your House Right (Sterling, 2008) and designer of Katrina Cottage I, says chaotic home designs are all too common. This series of podcasts examines her design principles for creating functional, attractive homes.

 Topic/Principle  Time
 Introduction  0:10
 The Language and Grammar of Architecture  2:00
 Sustainability  2:00
 Order of Elements 101  3:00
 How to Design a House  2:12
 Windows  3:16
 Porches  2:16
 Eaves  2:41

 

From Fine Homebuilding195 (Houses)