I assure you, this book is an asset to anyone's library who is interested in architecture.
John Staub is so deserving of a book like this, he was quite simply one of the finest residental architects of the 20th century.
If you are in love with neoclassical and romantic homes of the first third of the 20th century, you should buy this book.
Before WWII, all architects were considered modern. Post-war, a bizarre schism took hold like an infectious agent and architects were divided into two camps: Modernism and... Read morePublished on December 24, 2009 by R. MacTaggart
Many of us are subjected to the new mega mansions in our neighborhoods and in other areas of our city. Read morePublished on March 3, 2008 by Weber fan
John Staub's attention to detail as illustrated in this wonderful book was second to none. The book's wonderful illustrations showcase many of the architect's beautifully designed... Read morePublished on January 25, 2008 by William G. Troiano
This book is a true tribute to Staub and the world he created for his clients--mostly Houstonians. It is a beautiful well illustrated book that gives you a historical paradigm for... Read morePublished on December 27, 2007 by W. Murphy
Having been in one of Staub's homes in River Oaks, I can concur with Howard Barnstone's quote - "the bodily experience of moving through a Staub interior as - the divine float"... Read morePublished on December 7, 2007 by Mary M. Ellis