Mexican Colonial architecture is beautifully presented in Tradition of Craftsmanship in Mexican Homes, featuring photographs of homes, architectural details, and furniture. Relive the ambience of the old Spanish aristocracy, where every form of construction and all the furnishings of a home were made by artists and artisans with a knowledge of their handicrafts and a love of beautiful objects. From adobe designs, to terracotta and tiles, to ironwork, metals, and glass, this book will be an inspiration to the homeowner, decorator, architect, furniture maker, and craftsman
Patricia W. O’Gorman was born in Mexico City and lived in San Miguel Allende for over twelve years. Bob Schalkwijk was born in Holland and lived in Mexico for more than twenty years.