Wouldn't life be a whole lot better if somewhere out in the wild woody yonder sat a snug little cabin with your name on the mailbox? You know it would. If you have a cabin dream, this book is your ticket to making it real. With Cabinology as your map and architect and cabinologist Dale Mulfinger as your guide, you'll know the best way to approach every decision, from choosing a site for a new cabin, to remodeling an old one, to getting exactly the right fireplace for melting away all that ails you. Cabinology doesn't just guide you, it keeps you inspired. Throughout are photos of cabins small and large, great details and design tips, stories from other cabin owners around the country, and clever insights into getting a cabin of your own.
|Publisher:||Taunton Press, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.80(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Minnesota architect and renowned "cabinologist" Dale Mulfinger has designed cabins all over North America. Principal emeritus of SALA Architects, he teaches a class on cabin design at the University of Minnesota School of Architecture. Dale is a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the author of five books, including the best-selling The Cabin and Back to the Cabin, both published by The Taunton Press.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a useful book for anyone who wants to purchase, renovate, or build a cabin. The author begins with concept, discusses the importance of a master plan, then leads you through the materials and construction steps needed to create your private hideaway. Sketches and photographs are plentiful, and help maintain readers' interest. Authored by an architect who specializes in cabin design, it nevertheless is written for the general consumer. Recommended.