Tiny Houses: 47 Grand Designs for 47 Tiny Houses

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Tiny Houses is an invitation to dream and, perhaps, to build any one of the 43 charming tiny houses. Both playful tribute and handy how-to, this is a wonderfully illustrated volume that features hundreds of photographs and detailed scale drawings. Whether you're a student of philosophy aspiring to build a replica of Thoreau's cabin, an ice fisherman in need of four walls to fend off winter winds, or just a dreamer with a vision of a humble cottage on a quite seashore, Tiny Houses is a precious resource for ideas,...

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Overview

Tiny Houses is an invitation to dream and, perhaps, to build any one of the 43 charming tiny houses. Both playful tribute and handy how-to, this is a wonderfully illustrated volume that features hundreds of photographs and detailed scale drawings. Whether you're a student of philosophy aspiring to build a replica of Thoreau's cabin, an ice fisherman in need of four walls to fend off winter winds, or just a dreamer with a vision of a humble cottage on a quite seashore, Tiny Houses is a precious resource for ideas, instruction, and inspiration.

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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

“Anyone who’s ever dreamed of building a little place to get away from it all should put this lively book under his pillow . . . This book provides solid foundations to build your dreams on.”  —Washington Times Magazine
AUTHOR:Lester Walker is an award-winning architect and author of numerous books including Designing A House, American Shelter, and Block Building for Children. He lives in Woodstock, New York, where his architectural firm is based

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781468307375
  • Publisher: Overlook TP
  • Publication date: 10/30/2013
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 589,929
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

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

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