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Mediterranean Inspiration: 125 Home Plans Inspired by Southern European StyleTotal Hits - 1176  |  Hits Today - 2Rating:   Rating Average (23)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Mediterranean inspiration Bringing the allure of the sunkissed Mediterranean directly into readers hands, all 125 home plans are inspired by the traditional Southern European style.
ISBN: 1931131090   Date Published on 8/1/2004
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Victorian Houses and their Details Total Hits - 954  |  Hits Today - 2Rating:   Rating Average (5)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Pattern books played a vital role in the dissemination of taste between architect, builder and client in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. By focusing on the contribution of the pattern book to the architecture of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, the various trends of the time are documented.The types of publications and other sources of taste available at different points over this period reflected social and economic factors, such as the changing demand or changes in organisation of manufacturing and retail.
ISBN: 0750648481   Date Published on 1/23/2002
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Vacation Home Plans (Best Home Plans)Total Hits - 941  |  Hits Today - 2Rating:   Rating Average (5)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Whether nestled in a stand of pines, edging a mountain lake, or basking in the sun by the sea, a vacation home provides welcome retreat from the hectic pace of daily life. In terms of modern conveniences, your vacation home will not necessarily be all that different from your primary residence. It may be smaller in scale and should use that space efficiently, but its construction will probably be very similar and it may offer the same amenities. In many cases, its appearance may be more rustic, blending in with its natural setting. And what a difference that setting can make!
ISBN: 0376011955   Date Published on 9/1/1997
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Mini HouseTotal Hits - 336  |  Hits Today - 2Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating

The increased demand for space has created a shortage of unused land to build on. This book represents a fascinating look at 25 small houses belonging to international architects who’ve demonstrated their ability to take full advantage of every square foot available. Projects range in size and include work like the Keenan Tower house, a home-office in New York city, the Phillips House in Chicago, the Moore Honey House in North Carolina and more.

ISBN: 0060513594   Date Published on 2/4/2003
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Rooms for Living: 126 Home Plans With Fabulous Great Rooms, Kitchens and Master SuitesTotal Hits - 1036  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (17)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Rooms for Living is a valuable, exciting collection for anyone looking to create a home that they’d be happy to show off to friends - but even happier to live in.

Bring style and comfort to every room.

This gorgeous, full-color collection celebrates comfortable and functional living where it matters most – in great rooms, master suites, and kitchens.

Detailed renderings and floor plans showcase homes in a variety of styles, and blueprints are available for every home.

Readers will find expert advise to help them make the most of their living spaces, whether they’re building or remodeling.

With a wealth of bright, colorful photography, this is more than a home plan resource – it’s also a source of hundreds of inspiring ideas.

ISBN: 1931131295   Date Published on 8/1/2004
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Waterfront Homes: 189 Home Plans for River, Lake or Sea Total Hits - 942  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (14)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
A collection of gorgeous homes for those who dream of life on the water’s edge.

-Open floor plans with expansive views!

-Enjoy the beauty of a home alongside a lake, river, or ocean in this exclusive collection of homes designed for waterfront living.

-Whether readers are planning to build a year-round home or join the growing vacation home market, this book will delight and inspire them.

-This title showcases home plans that feature open floor plans, ample master suites and great rooms, large windows to enjoy the view, and porches and decks that extend the living space and embrace the outdoors.

-With an enhanced editorial section and the latest trends in home design, this second edition improves upon the best-selling original.

ISBN: 1931131287   Date Published on 7/1/2004
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The Big Book of Small House Designs: 75 Award-Winning Plans for Your Dream HouseTotal Hits - 650  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (6)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
The Big Book of Small House Designs is a collection of more than 500 drawings illustrating all aspects of 75 small homes of various styles, from a New England farmhouse to a sophisticated steel frame to a Santa Fe ranch. Each design includes detailed floor plans, section drawings, elevations, and perspectives, as well as a description of the materials used and landscaping around the home. Keeping in mind that a chief priority for a small home is often energy efficiency, most of the plans incorporate some energy-efficient element. There are dozens of plans suitable for every environment and climate in the country. The designs are all a direct result of several international competitions that solicited from architects the best homes of 1,250 square feet or less. Contact information for the architects is provided in the back of the book.
ISBN: 1579123651   Date Published on 1/4/2004
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Architectural Plans for Adding On or Remodeling Total Hits - 349  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (2)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
A consumer-friendly guide to do-it-yourself add-ons and other home improvement jobs, complete with architect-created plans.
ISBN: 0830639292   Date Published on 4/1/1992
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Adding Character with Architectural Details (Better Homes and Gardens)Total Hits - 3663  |  Hits Today - 0 Rating:   Rating Average (16)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Homeowners get an overview of the elements of character and an understanding of how to add these elements to rooms in their homes.

Dozens of striking photographs offer ideas for irresistible charm, comfort, style, and visual pizzazz.

Room-by-room options add built-in character, including beds, window seats, bookcases, front-entry benches, mantels, and fireplaces.

Easy decorating and remodeling techniques aid whole-house transformations or smaller projects.

Examples and advice guide do-it-yourselfers and people working with an architect or builder.

ISBN: 0696222256   Date Published on 4/12/2005
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The Brand-New House Book: Everything You Need to Know About Planning, Designing, & Building Total Hits - 3415  |  Hits Today - 0 Rating:   Rating Average (11)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
The Brand-New House Book: Everything You Need to Know About Planning, Designing, and Building a Custom, Semi-Custom, or Production-Built House
ISBN: 0609805835   Date Published on 7/17/2001

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