Have you been thinking about how to make your house into a true home? Or are you buying a house that needs the same attention? Where do you begin? This book will get you started, see you through it, and make home design doable rather than daunting.
Charming and accessible, House to Home is a beginner-friendly guidebook for creating a home that supports your life the way you live it. With practical, hard-earned wisdom, architect Devi Dutta-Choudhury guides you through the process from the foundation up.
Dive into home design with charts, questionnaires, and sketch pages that help you confidently approach and define your renovation. With Dutta-Choudhury’s relatable expertise, you’ll begin to think more like an architect. From understanding the site, working with architects, and being your own contractor to deciding when to redesign and when to leave alone, this book teaches core concepts about privacy, use of space, lighting, access, and more. Whether it’s just one room or your whole house, House to Home is here to help.
About the Author
DEVI DUTTA-CHOUDHURY is a licensed architect (CA) with master's degrees in architecture from both UCLA and Tulane University. She founded her own studio, Devi Dutta Architecture Inc., in 2008 as a response to a growing need for architecture that was both modern and casual, affordable and accessible. Having grown up in environments as varied as the rural foothills of the Himalayas to the suburban American South, Devi is attuned to the varied lifestyles of her clients and seeks to create innovative, integrated design solutions. She currently lives in San Francisco and works on a range of project types from mixed-use urban projects to public schools to custom homes.