Designing A House: An Illustrated Guide to Planning Your Own Home

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Award-winning architect Lester Walker’s books on American home architecture have become classics in the field, selling over 200,000 copies. Now, at long last, Walker has created a step-by-step guide for prospective homebuilders who want to play a role in customizing their house plan. Each stage is illustrated with easy-to-follow diagrams and photographs. Designing A House will appeal not only to the layman but to the student of architecture as the perfect introduction to the tools and methods of designing a ...

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Overview

Award-winning architect Lester Walker’s books on American home architecture have become classics in the field, selling over 200,000 copies. Now, at long last, Walker has created a step-by-step guide for prospective homebuilders who want to play a role in customizing their house plan. Each stage is illustrated with easy-to-follow diagrams and photographs. Designing A House will appeal not only to the layman but to the student of architecture as the perfect introduction to the tools and methods of designing a beautiful and comfortable home.

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“Part history, part fantasy, part builder’s guide, this engaging book reflects our continuing fascination with smallness and miniaturization.” —Witold Rybczynski, author of Home
 
“A treasure chest of inspiration for any would-be builder (or dreamer).” —Common Reader
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781468304992
  • Publisher: Overlook TP
  • Publication date: 8/26/2014
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,356,986
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Lester Walker is an award-winning architect and author of numerous books including American Shelter, Tiny Houses, and Block Building for Children. He lives in Woodstock, New York, where his architectural practice is based.

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