Synopses & Reviews
Anyone who thinks the garage is simply a place to park the car will never think that again after a look at this book. Garage takes a look at the last, undiscovered frontier of home design... the most versatile room not in the house. The book explores many uses for this ubiquitous space -- from studio, library, and museum to soundstage, playroom, and greenhouse. Garage takes this space seriously, after all.
-- Includes more than 200 color photographs of over 50 garages.
-- Shows how to create a garage "room" that meets one's needs for efficiency and style.
-- Provides options for using existing space and floor plans for new structures.
"Filled with lavish color photos of ordinary and unusual garages... it shows what can be done to transform ordinary, mundane garages into creative, attractive, and useful spaces."
- Over 35,000 copies sold of the cloth edition
Taking a look at the last frontier of home design, this book explores the many uses for garage space, from studio, library, and museum to soundstage, playroom, and greenhouse. 225 color photos. 30 drawings.
About the Author
Kira Obolensky has written for print, film, and stage. She co-authored Sarah Susanka's national bestseller, "The Not So Big House. Kira's book, "Garage, was published in 2001. She has received a number of writing awards and fellowships, including the Kesselring Prize and a Guggenheim fellowship. She lives in Minneapolis.