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Small House Designs
If renowned architect Mies van der Rohe, who made
famous the philosophy "Less is more" were alive today, he would certainly endorse
Storey Publishing's new book Small House Designs, edited by Kenneth R. Tremblay,
Jr., and Lawrence Von Bamford.
This unique compilation of the best designs
for homes under 1,250 square feet features the 34 winners of an international
competition sponsored by Storey Communications.
Each singular design,
while restricted in square footage, offers unlimited style, convenience, and
savings Ü truly giving readers more for less money and in less space.
With the popularity of the simplicity movement and the interest in
downshifting, the market for small houses continues to grow. Small houses are
much easier to keep than their larger counterparts, requiring less cleaning,
painting, and routine maintenance, in addition to being more energy efficient.
The challenge in designing a small home is to create an elegant quality
space that appears larger than it actually is. With an eye toward the future,
each house was designed with a holistic approach, taking environmental concerns
Concerns about energy conservation, eco-lighting,
recycling, toxin and waste reduction, air quality, and integration of the house
into the surrounding landscape all come together in wonderful examples of small
environmentally conscious homes.
Each design includes an exterior
drawing, floor plan, site plan, axonometric or interior, and elevations. Judges'
critiques and the designer's concept comments accompany plans for each project.
Addresses for architects and designers are also provided for readers interested
in obtaining scale plans or more information about a particular house.
winning dwellings in Small House Designs will inspire readers with their
innovative use of space and impress them with their elegance. Every design packs
a great deal into a compact package.
Small House Designs can be delivered to your door.
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- Kenneth R., Jr Tremblay (Editor), et al / Hardcover / Published 1997
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