Russell Versaci has been practicing traditional architecture for two decades. His firm, Russell Versaci Architecture, is noted for creating thoughtful, carefully executed designs for period-style homes that reflect a mastery of history. His first book, "Creating a New Old House," promotes the author's "Pillars of Traditional Design," a set of principles for creating authentic traditional architecture. Versaci's designs have been featured in national magazines, including "Traditional Home, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, "and "Southern Living," as well as on Good Morning, America.
"People love old houses. Versaci explains why, and shows what it
takes to create such enduring quality in home design today"
--Philip Morris, former Senior Architecture Editor, Southern Accents
"Versaci presents a masterful survey of the best in new, historically inspired homes...and shares the techniques that architects use to achieve historical resonance and emotional impact."
--Clem Labine, Editorial Director, Traditional Building
"The quality of the architecture presented in this book is
--Andres Duany, architect, founder of New Urbanism, Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company