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Berkeley Rocks: Building with Nature Jonathan Chester

Berkeley Rocks: Building with Nature

Jonathan Chester

Published January 1st 2007
ISBN : 9781580084864
Hardcover
176 pages
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The Berkeley hills offer great natural beauty and sensitive landscape design that skillfully incorporates the architecture into the natural environment. In the early 20th century, architects inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement worked toMoreThe Berkeley hills offer great natural beauty and sensitive landscape design that skillfully incorporates the architecture into the natural environment. In the early 20th century, architects inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement worked to integrate the hills large outcrops of rock (known to geologists as Northbrae rhyolite) into the citys development. At once a historical architectural reference and a captivating art book, BERKELEY ROCKS documents the unique harmony between Berkeleys distinctive geography, homes, and local ideals.ReviewsThe book is indeed rife with gorgeous images, but it¬?s also much more.-San Jose Mercury News and Oakland Tribune