Synopses & Reviews
Taunton's new series, Updating Classic America, provides a unique combination of design inspiration and proven ideas for renovating, remodeling and building classic American homes. The first book in the series, Bungalows, provides a history and overview, along with proven, tasteful design solutions for a variety of bungalow-style remodels, additions, renovations, and new construction. Respected architects and bungalow owners Louis Wasserman and Caren Connolly inspire bungalow enthusiasts and homeowners to "put down the coffee table books," and "get to work on their own houses." Bungalows contains a wealth of successful design ideas for updating vintage homes and creating well crafted contemporary bungalows. More than 20 bungalows from around the country are highlighted with before-and-after floor plans, as well as options for a wide variety of budgets, styles and sizes of homes. 211 color photos and 56 drawings are included.
"If you are planning to buy and renovate a bungalow, or at least pass pleasant Sunday afternoons looking at them, spend the $29.95..."
As the title suggests, this satisfying volume is for those who are designing, buying, restoring, remodeling, decorating, or just day-dreaming. It offers useful information accompanied by lots of gorgeous photos. The authors, who share an architectural practice in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, draw on their
Bungalows" provides a history and overview, along with proven, tasteful design solutions for a variety of bungalow-style remodels, additions, renovations, and new construction. Includes options for a wide variety of budgets, styles and sizes of homes. 280 photos. 115 drawings.
The books in this series are filled with design ideas and inspiration for remodeling, renovating, and building houses in classic American architectural styles. Readers will discover innovative strategies for living comfortably in traditional-styled homes.
About the Author
Landscape architect M. Caren Connolly and architect Louis Wasserman, both graduates of Harvard's School of Design, share a passion for American design and an architectural studio in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Their previous books include two volumes in the "Updating Classic America" series: "Bungalows" and "Ranches.