The Farmhouse: New Inspiration for the Classic American Home

The Farmhouse: New Inspiration for the Classic American Home

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The Farmhouse: New Inspiration for the Classic American Home by Jean Rehkamp Larson

This remarkable collection of over 300 photographs vividly details and celebrates today's interpretation of the American farmhouse and focuses on traditional elements as adapted for modern needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781561588749
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/05/2006
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 502,336
Product dimensions: 9.19(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Jean Rehkamp Larson, AIA, is a principal and co-founder of Rehkamp Larson Architects in Minneapolis. Prior to starting her own firm, she was an associate with Mulfinger, Susanka, Mahady & Partners (now SALA Architects). Jean's work has been featured in various books, magazines, and television shows, including Inside the Not So Big House, Inspired House magazine, and HGTV's "Before and After" and "Homes Across America" (HGTV). Jean received a merit award by Residential Architect for her home featured in Sarah Susanka's Creating the Not So Big House

Table of Contents

Introduction2
An American Icon4
An Unsentimental Farmhouse20
A Bicentennial Renovation30
Little Red Barn House40
Instant Evolution50
Old Farm, New Farmhouse60
In the Image of a Barn70
A Three-in-One Farmhouse80
Farmhouse with an Edge88
New Plot, Old Story98
Blue Ridge Contrast106
A String of Barns116
A Farmhouse Takes Wing126
Barn with a Past and Future136
A Farm Full of Projects146
Pavilions in the Pasture156
Farmhouse as Fun House166
The Ranch House Revisited176
Farmhouse Gumbo186
Barn Red and Edgy194
Shades of Shaker204
Architects and Designers214

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