The New Cottage: Inspiration for America's Favorite Home

The New Cottage: Inspiration for America's Favorite Home

by Katie Hutchison


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781641550130
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/13/2018
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 292,516
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Katie Hutchison is an architect with over 23 years of experience in residential design and is author of the best-selling The New Small House , also from The Taunton Press. She's sole proprietor of Katie Hutchison Studio, and provides design commentary to shelter magazines, such as Fine Homebuilding , and design blogs, including her own, House Enthusiast. Hutchison and her husband live in Warren, Rhode Island.

Table of Contents


Part 1. Strategies for Designing a Cottage

  • Engaged with site
  • Simple massing
  • Human scale
  • Sheltering roof
  • Economy of means
  • Honest materials
  • Informality
  • Crafted details
  • Opposite complements
  • Wabi sabi

Part 2. The Houses

  • In community
  • By water
  • In the wilderness
  • Experimental

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