Amazing Space: Architect Designed Houses under $300,000

Amazing Space: Architect Designed Houses under $300,000

by Lucy D. Rosenfeld
     
 

Come and explore forty-eight original houses, recently produced by American and Canadian architects for their clients. Pour over the wide variety of innovative house designs represented in over 235 images and plans. While many of these homes are one-of-a-kind works of art, all of the houses presented were produced with an eye for economy. How each budget-minded…  See more details below

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Come and explore forty-eight original houses, recently produced by American and Canadian architects for their clients. Pour over the wide variety of innovative house designs represented in over 235 images and plans. While many of these homes are one-of-a-kind works of art, all of the houses presented were produced with an eye for economy. How each budget-minded architect kept the cost low, using a combination of economical construction techniques and clever technological innovations, is discussed and illustrated. Ranging from starter homes to retirement houses, from vacation retreats to townhouses, from large houses accommodating offices and studios to small residences designed for simple living, these original and economical designs represent a wide variety of architectural outlooks and styles sure to fire the imagination.

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Booknews
Features color photos and the floor plans of 48 budget-minded innovative home designs by North American architects, ranging from a super-insulated eco-tech country home in the Catskills to an elegant three-story townhouse in Chicago. Five are conceptual homes yet to be built. Includes a list of the architects, but no references or index. By a writer on art and architecture. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764306426
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.28(h) x 0.82(d)

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