9 1/2 x 10 1/2 300 color and 30 black-and-white illustrations US and Canada Distribution architecture In apartments and lofts, single-family houses, bungalows, and cabins, space is always at a premium. New Small Homes showcases the work of ...
masterful architects who transform such spaces into inviting, functional homes. Following an extensive, illustrated introduction, more than 20 homes from all over the world serve as examples of how to create attractive, functional homes. Each illustrates practical solutions to the problems typically associated with small spaces and offers a variety of examples that demonstrate how to make the most of any space and any shape. Homeowners will revel in the clever ideas that abound in this helpful guide: how by using partition walls on wheels, one can divide or use the space to suit more than one need; how the strategic placement of folding tables also enhances flexibility; and how positioning armoires or customized shelves to maximize storage space can also hide awkward spaces and make them useful. Finally, loft owners will love the tips on how to capitalize on their homes' abundant vertical space. A practical idea book filled with ingenious solutions for how to maximize available space Focuses on gracious, strategically designed homes of less than 1,000 square feet Provides more than 300 full-color illustrations and 30 black- and-white architectural plans, details, and sketches