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The House that Jack Built Series
Everyone has, at some point in their lives, entertained fantasies about spending some time—a few days, weeks, months, or years—in a home on wheels—whether a simple holiday caravan or a traditional horse-drawn gypsy vardo. What is the attraction? It's that special combination: the freedom to go where you want when you want, and that wonderful feeling of cozy self-containedness. The independence to follow your own star has a timeless appeal for all of us.
Now, as an addition to the highly acclaimed The House that Jack Built series, comes this delightful colorful guide, Freewheeling Homes, which describes a range of original and inspiring customized examples from wheeled-home enthusiasts all around the world. These vary from converted trucks, buses, and ambulances to old rail wagons and lovingly restored deluxe airstream trailers from the United States. After these creative craftspeople have told their own heart-felt stories, the book then goes on to explain how you can custom-make your own wheeled home to your individual tastes and requirements. Providing inspiration plus practical tips, Freewheeling Homes is the perfect companion to making your long-held dreams a reality, whether you are a humble beginner or proficient expert. You really can create your own wheeled home—a personal space with soul and spirit.

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The House that Jack Built Series
Everyone has, at some point in their lives, entertained fantasies about spending some time--a few days, weeks, months, or years--in a home on wheels--whether a simple holiday caravan or a traditional horse-drawn gypsy vardo. What is the attraction? It's that special combination: the freedom to go where you want when you want, and that wonderful feeling of cozy self-containedness. The independence to follow your own star has a timeless appeal for all of us.
Now, as an addition to the highly acclaimed The House that Jack Built series, comes this delightful colorful guide, Freewheeling Homes, which describes a range of original and inspiring customized examples from wheeled-home enthusiasts all around the world. These vary from converted trucks, buses, and ambulances to old rail wagons and lovingly restored deluxe airstream trailers from the United States. After these creative craftspeople have told their own heart-felt stories, the book then goes on to explain how you can custom-make your own wheeled home to your individual tastes and requirements. Providing inspiration plus practical tips, Freewheeling Homes is the perfect companion to making your long-held dreams a reality, whether you are a humble beginner or proficient expert. You really can create your own wheeled home--a personal space with soul and spirit.

About the Author

London-based architect David Pearson is the author of several acclaimed books on natural design, including The Natural House Book, The Natural House Catalog, and Organic Architecture. He is also the author and editor of Treehouses and Circle Houses, the first and second volumes in the House that Jack Built series published by Chelsea Green.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931498036
Publisher:
Chelsea Green Publishing Company
Location:
White River Junction, Vt.
Author:
Pearson, David
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Mobile homes
Subject:
Residential
Subject:
Buildings - Residential
Subject:
Architecture-Houses
Series:
House That Jack Built
Series Volume:
107-530
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8 x 8 in 9.3 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The House that Jack Built Series
Everyone has, at some point in their lives, entertained fantasies about spending some time--a few days, weeks, months, or years--in a home on wheels--whether a simple holiday caravan or a traditional horse-drawn gypsy vardo. What is the attraction? It's that special combination: the freedom to go where you want when you want, and that wonderful feeling of cozy self-containedness. The independence to follow your own star has a timeless appeal for all of us.
Now, as an addition to the highly acclaimed The House that Jack Built series, comes this delightful colorful guide, Freewheeling Homes, which describes a range of original and inspiring customized examples from wheeled-home enthusiasts all around the world. These vary from converted trucks, buses, and ambulances to old rail wagons and lovingly restored deluxe airstream trailers from the United States. After these creative craftspeople have told their own heart-felt stories, the book then goes on to explain how you can custom-make your own wheeled home to your individual tastes and requirements. Providing inspiration plus practical tips, Freewheeling Homes is the perfect companion to making your long-held dreams a reality, whether you are a humble beginner or proficient expert. You really can create your own wheeled home--a personal space with soul and spirit.
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