The Hidden Architecture of Big Sur Text by Lisa Crawford Watson Pho... (ebook)
Doug Steakley and Lisa Crawford Watson, dsteakley
This book reveals many of the dramatic and personal houses that are discreetly hidden in the rugged hills of the Big Sur coastline. Several prominent architects are featured including Mickey Muennig, George Brook-Kothlow, Carver + Schicketanz, Mark Mills and Daniel Piechota
Douglas Steakley is a widely recognized photographer from Carmel Valley, California. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Indian University and became a jewelry designer for many years. His interest in travel let him to pursue photography and in 1993, he became a full time photographer. His distinct images range from the Monterey Peninsula where he lives, to many international destinations where he enjoys traveling.
Two large format books featuring his color photography have been published: Pacific Light, Images of The Monterey Peninsula, in 2000 and Big Sur and Beyond, The Legacy of The Big Sur Land Trust, in 2001. Pacific Light won an Honorable Mention from the National Outdoor Book Awards in 2001. A third book, A Photographer’s Guide To The California Coast, was published in 2005 by Countryman Press. Doug is currently working on a fourth book, which is tentatively titled Monterey County Wild.