Synopses & Reviews
The ranch can be found everywhere on both coasts and in America's heartland, too. The ranch is simple, functional, and unassuming. But it can look dated. What homeowners are rediscovering about ranches is just how affordable and flexible they can be. This book provides a fresh set of eyes with which to look at the ranches we live in--and the ones we're thinking of buying (or building). It's rich with ideas and inspiration, featuring more than 20 examples of updated homes and ranches built from scratch.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200) and index.
"Ranches "is a unique combination of outstanding designs and proven ideas for renovating, remodeling, and building a ranch-style home. Featuring over 20 examples of updated homes and new ranches, the book is illustrated with inspiring original color photography and before and after floor plans.
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.