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Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Catherine L. Hutchison
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-13 - Publisher:

On the heels of the recession, there's been a resurgence of interest in small houses (1500 square feet and less) and even smaller retreats (800 square feet and less). Folks appreciate that living smaller is easier on their pocketbook, their time, and the environment. Plus, small houses and retreats are
Designing the British Post-War Home
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Fiona Fisher
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-10 - Publisher: Routledge

In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of post-war architectural and design practice - that
A House in the Sun
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Daniel A. Barber
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Language: en
Pages:
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Compact Houses
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Gerald Rowan
Categories: House & Home
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-28 - Publisher: Storey Publishing

Discover the huge possibilities of a small house! Whether you’re building from scratch or retrofitting an existing structure, these 50 innovative floor plans will show you how to make the most of houses measuring 1,400 square feet or less. Gerald Rowan presents creative and efficient layouts that use every inch