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Compact Cabins: Simple Living in 1000 Square Feet or Less; 62 Plans for Camps, Cottages, Lake Houses, and Other Getaways
Compact Cabins: Simple Living in 1000 Square Feet or Less; 62 Plans for Camps, Cottages, Lake Houses, and Other Getaways
by Gerald Rowan
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The setting might be a sparkling lakefront, a cool clearing in the woods, a breathtaking mountaintop, or an expansive beach, but the dream of a modest retreat from everyday life often includes a simple little cabin. In cabin getaways of the imagination... (read more)

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Northwest Style Hc
Northwest Style Hc
by Ann Wall Frank
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With its lush forests, rugged coast, and long rainy season, the Pacific Coast has spawned a style that is informal, organic, and above all eclectic. Northwest Style captures the spirit and diversity of this region's architecture, landscape, and lifestyle... (read more)

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Planetveien 12: The Korsmo House-A Scandinavian Icon
Planetveien 12: The Korsmo House-A Scandinavian Icon
by Elisabeth Tostrup
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The Korsmo House, 1955, is an icon of modern Scandinavian architecture--an experimental house that has been frequently published in magazines and architecture anthologies.... (read more)

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Home Tree Home: Principles of Treehouse Construction and Other Tall Tales
Home Tree Home: Principles of Treehouse Construction and Other Tall Tales
by Peter Nelson
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Remember the view from atop a tree? You could survey the landscape like a monarch, escape your parents' watchful eye, and let your imagination run wild. Well, just because you've grown up, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy the sense of liberation a tree... (read more)

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The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live
The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live
by Sarah Susanka
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This best-seller was met with an extraordinary response when it was published in 1998. In it, visionary architect Sarah Susanka embraced the notion of smaller, simpler shelters that better meet the needs of the way we live today. The book created a... (read more)

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Small Houses
Small Houses
by Fine Homebuilding
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So long McMansions and rambling square footage…small homes are in! Easier to maintain and more affordable in hard economic times, small houses are gaining popularity in the housing market after nearly 60 years of trending up in size. Small Houses... (read more)

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The House Book
The House Book
by Phaidon
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Now available in a convenient pocket-sized mini format, this is the essential illustrated reference book for everyone interested in houses.... (read more)

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Inside Todays Home 6TH Edition
Inside Todays Home 6TH Edition
by Luann Nissen
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An introduction to residential interior design. More than 750 illustrations of contemporary and classic design present a variety of projects, geographic areas, tastes, styles and housing forms. This text also discusses qualifications, licensing, ethics... (read more)

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A Field Guide to American Houses: The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture
A Field Guide to American Houses: The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture
by Virginia Savage McAlester
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Here at last: the fully expanded, updated, and freshly designed second edition of the most comprehensive and widely acclaimed guide to domestic architecture — in print since its publication in 1984, and acknowledged everywhere as the unmatched... (read more)

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Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter
Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter
by Lloyd Kahn
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Master builder Louie Frazier's Japanese-style pole house in Northern California, reachable on a 500" cable across a river / Ian MacLeod's handbuilt stone house in South Africa, where baboons jump on the roof at night / Ma Page's bottle house in the... (read more)

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Home: A Short History of an Idea
Home: A Short History of an Idea
by Witold Rybczynski
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Walk through five centuries of homes both great and small—from the smoke-filled manor halls of the Middle Ages to today's Ralph Lauren-designed environments—on a house tour like no other, one that delightfully explicates the very idea of "home."... (read more)

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Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid: Your Path to Building an Energy-Independent Home
Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid: Your Path to Building an Energy-Independent Home
by Sheri Koones
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Prefabrication offers a simple path to the green home of your dreams, and in her latest book, Prefabulous author Sheri Koones highlights the many ways of using prefabrication to create almost-off-the-grid homes—houses that are not only... (read more)

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The Most Beautiful House in the World
The Most Beautiful House in the World
by Witold Rybczynski
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A book about architecture: what architects do, how they get it right, what an architectural genius can see, and what distinguishes architecture from other arts. Illustrated.... (read more)

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The Stonebuilder's Primer
The Stonebuilder's Primer
by Charles K. Long
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THE STONEBUILDER'S PRIMER, is a highly readable account of a couple's effort ot build 'a house that will outlast anything made of wood.' The author describes the complete building process in clear, easy-to-follow steps.... (read more)

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The Houses of Roman Italy, 100 B.C.-a.D. 250
The Houses of Roman Italy, 100 B.C.-a.D. 250
by John R. Clarke
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"Extensively documented with well-chosen, good quality photographs, Clarke's book effectively surveys these representative examples from the Late Republic to the Late Empire, illustrating the shift in the agendas of decoration as well as in the patterns... (read more)

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Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter: Scaling Back in the 21st Century
Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter: Scaling Back in the 21st Century
by Lloyd Kahn
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The house I grew up in (with my sister, my two parents, a constant but ever-changing assortment of critters, and all the associated clutter one might expect) was 800 sq. ft. In a word: tiny. But the homes in Lloyd Kahn's Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter give... (read more)

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Country and Suburban Homes of the Prairie School Period
Country and Suburban Homes of the Prairie School Period
by Hermann V Von Holst
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Over 400 photographs, floor plans, elevations, detailed drawings — exteriors and interiors — for over 100 structures of Prairie School period. Complemented by author's concise text. Important primary source.... (read more)

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Houses Without Names: Architectural Nomenclature and the Classification of America's Common Houses (Vernacular Architecture Studies)
Houses Without Names: Architectural Nomenclature and the Classification of America's Common Houses (Vernacular Architecture Studies)
by Thomas C. Hubka
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In countless neighborhoods across America, the streets are lined with houses representing no established architectural style. Many of the 80 million homes in the United States today have only loose-fitting, general names like ranch, duplex, bungalow, and... (read more)

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Classic Cracker (92 Edition)
Classic Cracker (92 Edition)
by Haase
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-- History of Florida wood-frame architecture, from the simplest "single-pen" home-steads to the latest homes at Seaside -- The double-pen house, the classic dogtrot, the four-square Georgian, and the Cracker townhouse -- Cracker homes take best... (read more)

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100 Contemporary Houses (25)
100 Contemporary Houses (25)
by Philip Jodidio
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Innovations at home.  Exceptional contemporary houses from Chile to Croatia to China   Designing private homes offers architects more freedom than corporate projects to express their ideas and try out new concepts. Conceiving living spaces is... (read more)

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