The American Idea of Home: Conversations about Architecture and Design
University of Texas Press
May 02, 2017
7.1 X 1.1 X 10.1 inches | 1.58 pounds
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About the Author
Bernard Friedman is managing partner of Flying Mind, a multidisciplinary documentary development and production company. He directed American Homes, an animated one-thousand-year history of residential architecture in North America, which has been acclaimed at the Edinburgh Film Festival, New York Architecture & Design Film Festival, and Architecture Film Festival of Rotterdam, among others. Friedman is a founder and the current chair of the advisory board of the Arid Lands Institute, which trains designers and citizens to innovate in response to hydrologic variability brought on by climate change.
Meghan Daum is an opinion columnist covering cultural and political topics for the Los Angeles Times, who also writes the Egos column for the New York Times Book Review. She is the author of three other books: The Unspeakable and Other Subjects of Discussion, which won the 2015 PEN Center USA Award for creative nonfiction; My Misspent Youth: Essays; and Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House. She also edited the New York Times best-seller Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids.