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New Treehouses of the World
New Treehouses of the World
by Pete Nelson
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Since the publication of Treehouses of the World, the community of treehouse builders has grown tremendously, and many more innovative treehouses have been built around the world. In New Treehouses of the World, world-renowned treehouse designer and... (read more)

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Portable Houses
Portable Houses
by Irene Rawlings
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A selection of weird and wonderful dwellings from around the world.... (read more)

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Cottage for Sale (Must Be Moved): A Woman Moves a House to Make a Home
Cottage for Sale (Must Be Moved): A Woman Moves a House to Make a Home
by Kate Whouley
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"A quirky, captivating memoir filled with warmth, wisdom, and laughter. A single woman in her forties moves a tiny cottage twenty-five miles across Cape Cod to join it to her house."... (read more)

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Treehouses (House That Jack Built)
Treehouses (House That Jack Built)
by David Pearson
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There has always been romance and magic in the idea of living in the treetops. Here's a book to satisfy even the most vivid imagination. However appealing the fantasy, the reality of designing and building a treehouse is a daunting challenge. Once... (read more)

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Tree Houses You Can Actually Build: A Weekend Project Book (Weekend Project Book)
Tree Houses You Can Actually Build: A Weekend Project Book (Weekend Project Book)
by David R Stiles
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Simple instructions written in plain, jargon-free language for the novice home carpenter.... (read more)

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Eco House Book
Eco House Book
by Terence Conran
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In today's world, when making home improvements, there is more to consider than simply changing the way your home looks or functions. Environmental issues should be part of every decision you make - from selecting fabric for soft furnishings to designing... (read more)

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My Cool Shed: An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Hideaways and Workspaces (My Cool)
My Cool Shed: An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Hideaways and Workspaces (My Cool)
by Jane Field-lewis
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More coolness in the style of My Cool Caravan and My Cool Campervan, this time celebrating the humble and not so humble shed—from artists' studios to beach huts The 35 sheds in this stylish collection include small cabins, garden... (read more)

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Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution
Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution
by Alex Johnson
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Featuring shedworkers and shedbuilders from around the world who are leading the alternative workplace revolution, Shedworking looks at why having a shed office is a greener way of working, improves the work-life balance, and accelerates one's... (read more)

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A Place of My Own: The Architecture of Daydreams
A Place of My Own: The Architecture of Daydreams
by Michael Pollan
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Michael Pollan's unmatched ability to draw lines of connection between our everyday experiences--whether eating, gardening, or building--and the natural world has been the basis for the popular success of his many works of nonfiction, including the... (read more)

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My Cool Campervan: An Inspirational Guide to Retro-Style Campervans
My Cool Campervan: An Inspirational Guide to Retro-Style Campervans
by Jane Field-lewis
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A companion volume to My Cool Caravan, celebrating the new wave of interest in campervans and motorhomes and the diverse ways that owners are styling them Exploring the inspiring ways that owners refurbish and customize their campervans and... (read more)

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Horse in the Bathroom: How an Old Stable Became Our Dream Village Home
Horse in the Bathroom: How an Old Stable Became Our Dream Village Home
by Derek J Taylor
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An affectionate look at contemporary English village life, from city-dwellers who decide to build their dream home Maggie wants a house with lots of light. I need one with character. And what we do have in common doesn't help either—we're both... (read more)

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Tiny Book of Tiny Houses
Tiny Book of Tiny Houses
by Lester Walker
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Back in print, The Tiny Book of Tiny Houses, a miniature version of the immensely successful Tiny Houses, is an invitation to explore, and maybe build, seventeen of the most ingenious, eccentric, fantastical tiny houses ever built -- from George Bernard... (read more)

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Back to the Cabin: More Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway
Back to the Cabin: More Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway
by Dale Mulfinger
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Dale Mulfinger is widely acknowledged as the foremost expert on cabins in North America. His first book, The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway, has sold over 165,000 copies and has consistently been the leading book in the category... (read more)

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Tiny Houses
Tiny Houses
by Mimi Zeiger
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With “McMansions” increasingly giving way to “tiny” houses, the desire to downsize and be more ecologically and economically prudent is a concept many are beginning to embrace. Focusing on dwelling spaces all under 1,000 square... (read more)

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Build with Adobe
Build with Adobe
by Marcia Southwick
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This practical guide to building adobe homes was written from the author's many years of experience with adobe, and it is refreshingly no-nonsense: “What can you spend?” “Where will you put it?” “Who is going to build it... (read more)

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A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder
A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder
by Michael Pollan
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"A room of one's own: is there anybody who hasn't at one time or another wished for such a place, hasn't turned those soft words over until they'd assumed a habitable shape?" When writer Michael Pollan decided to plant a garden, the result was... (read more)

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The Best Tree House Ever: How to Build a Backyard Tree House the Whole World Will Talk about
The Best Tree House Ever: How to Build a Backyard Tree House the Whole World Will Talk about
by Maurice Barkley
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When his two young grandsons clamored for a hideout in the trees, what could Maurice Barkley, a sixty-something retiree, do but grab some wooden beams and a level? Now, more than ten years, seven tiny houses, and a spiral staircase later, Barkleys... (read more)

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Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties: The Classic Guide to Building Wilderness Shelters
Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties: The Classic Guide to Building Wilderness Shelters
by Daniel Carter Beard
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This excellent hands-on guide by one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America contains a wealth of practical instruction and advice on how to build everything from a bark teepee and a tree-top house to a log cabin and a sod house. No professional... (read more)

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How to Build an Igloo: And Other Snow Shelters
How to Build an Igloo: And Other Snow Shelters
by Norbert E. Yankielun
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How can you determine if the fresh snow that's fallen outside your front door is as good for making a slab shelter as a snowman? What is a slab shelter, anyway? For that matter, what are drift caves, spruce traps, snow block walls, and bivy bag shelters,... (read more)

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Homes from Home: Inventive Small Spaces, from Chic Shacks to Cabins and Caravans
Homes from Home: Inventive Small Spaces, from Chic Shacks to Cabins and Caravans
by Vinny Lee
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There is an enormous pleasure in having a place where you can get away from it all, a small intimate space where you can live out your fantasies or simply indulge a passion. This could be a boat moored on an urban waterway or a wilderness shack miles... (read more)

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