The Rustic Home (Paperback)
The Rustic Home explores the mythical and romantic West through the architecture and artistry of its residents. This unique new book reveals how rugged old cabins, settler shelters, and mountain shacks have influenced and shaped modern Western architecture. Today, homes of the West reflect the passion, aesthetic, and history of the places that made the West the ultimate destination it is today: Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon, the Teton mountains, and the Redwood forests. Kylloe's luxurious photography reveals how the West's rugged environment has influenced modern architecture with romance, lore, passion, and history. Take a visual vacation into the heart of the West to explore how homes are incorporating that romance today!
The Rustic Home features homes that:
Utilize on-site natural resources such as stones and recycled/reclaimed timbers
Are designed to blend in with the immediate environment
Are constructed to appear timeless; as though they have always been there
Incorporate the most advanced technology used in homes today
Are able to withstand enormous snowloads and possible earthquakes
Are warm and inviting and beg to be lived in!