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Contemporary Classical - The Architecture of Andrew Skurman

Contemporary Classical - The Architecture of Andrew Skurman

Princeton Architectural Press

By Andrew Skurman


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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 châteaux, 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 the new Pelican Hill
Resort on the Newport Coast of California.

• Includes plans, elevations, and details of more than
twenty built houses

• Features projects in San Francisco (Nob Hill, Pacific
Heights), the Newport Beach coast, and Northern

• Homes designed by Andrew Skurman Architects have
been appeared in numerous publications, such as
Architectural Digest, House & Garden, and the
New York Times Magazine.

More Details

Size: 9.5 x 11.87 in in;
Pages: 256 pp / 300 color / 100 b+w pp;
Format: Hardcover
Publication: August 2012
ISBN: 9781616890889
ISBN10: 1616890886