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Barkitecture By Fred Albert

Barkitecture by Fred Albert

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A lighthearted collection of some of the most outstanding and outrageous works of "barkitecture" ever created. From miniature pagodas to modernist boxes, art deco abodes to classical temples, this work showcases more than 50 one-of-a-kind doggy domiciles from around the world.

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Barkitecture by Fred Albert

From miniature chateaus to modernist boxes, from anthropomorphic abodes to classical temples, this book showcases nearly fifty one-of-a-kind doggy domiciles from across America. In Barkitecture, architecture and design writer Fred Albert has collected some of the most wonderful and fantastic doghouses ever created. Examples include doghouses with clock towers and thatch roofs, doghouses shaped like TV sets, and even some that look like dogs. The book begins with an introduction that includes an entertaining history of the doghouse, accompanied by photos and drawings of noteworthy historical examples. Four Chapters follow: "Putting on the Dog" highlights stylish period reproductions; "Modern Barkitecture" includes cutting-edge "Bowhouse" designs; "A Breed Apart" features houses inspired by everyday objects; and the final chapter, "Puppourri," showcases wacky, one-of-a-kind structures that defy categorization. Each house is illustrated by one or two color images and is accompanied by a witty, tounge-in-jowl text that describes the structures design and building materials, the creators inspirations, and their dogs reactions.

Barkitecture Reviews

Praise for Barkitecture: "In page after page of delightful color photos, it's the detail that wags the dog...Fetching photo collection will leave you panting for more." - People Magazine "[A] clever, colorful, captivating collection of cosmopolitan canine abodes." - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

About Fred Albert

Fred Albert is one of the most respected architecture and interior design writers in the nation. Formerly the Editor-In-Chief of Seattle Homes & Lifestyles magazine, he is now a Contributing Editor for Metropolitan Home magazine. He has also written for House Beautiful, Home, Coastal Living, Luxe, Remodel, Western Interiors and numerous other magazines and newspapers. A graduate of Yale, he lectures widely about design for both consumer and trade groups, and has appeared on such TV shows as Good Morning, America.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents from Barkitecture Introduction Putting on the Dog Modern Barkitecture A Breed Apart Puppourri Directory of Designers Acknowledgments

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Barkitecture by Fred Albert
Used - Very Good
Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
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