A View From the Porch

A View From the Porch

Rethinking Home and Community Design

Book - 2015
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A collection of 22 essays about the points where design touches life and the big and small things that make us appreciate, or become disconnected from, our homes and neighbourhoods.
Publisher: Montreal :, Vehicule Press,, 2015.
ISBN: 9781550653991
Branch Call Number: 307.1216 Fri
Characteristics: 271 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm


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Feb 05, 2018

Loved this book of essays, a collection created over the course of 14 years. Written from a unique point of view with a succinct writing format, there are a number of unexpected, fascinating learning experiences shared throughout the book. Housing and communities change relatively slowly... Friedman seems to gather the clues that cause the changes into a plausible story of civility, and opens some points to wonder about for the future.

May 16, 2016

Interesting ideas, but the writing is ordinary, nothing new here.

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