The appeals of Baker's designs seems almost effortless.
Baker provides insight on how he incorporated each client's personal style into his designs, while maintaining classic design elements. This book reflects the aspirations of the ‘American Dream' and showcases homes of modern families. From a property with overtones of the Raj to a French courtyard-style house, a variety of styles and settings are superbly showcased here. (Belle Magazine Australia)
Through rich photographs, Great American homes, displays Baker's command for the craft. Seamlessly blends the needs of today's families with classic design elements.
.About the Author
William T. Baker is the Founder and Principal of William T. Baker & Associates, Atlanta, Georgia, one of the foremost residential design firms in the United States today. With more than 30 years of experience working with C-suite executives from Fortune 500 firms, celebrities, and top professionals from a number of fields, Baker has received numerous awards for his work, including the prestigious Arthur Ross Award for Architecture in New York City and the Urban Design Commission Award for Excellence in Atlanta. His work spans the American continent, Asia, and the Caribbean and has been featured extensively in print and broadcast media around the world. He writes and lectures on a variety of subjects including architectural design, theory, and the history of architecture. His other published works include New Classicists, an international bestseller, Architectural Excellence in a Diverse World Culture, analyzing the timeless principles of architectural aesthetics, and the series Great American Homes (Volumes One and Two). William T. Baker holds professional memberships in the Institute of Classical Architecture (ICA) and the International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism (INTBAU). He has served on the board of a number of community organizations focused on affordable housing initiatives and low-income challenges and holds memberships in several historical societies.