Books in category House & Home – Design & Construction

  • Spanish Colonial or Adobe Architecture of California

    Spanish Colonial or Adobe Architecture of California
    Donald R. Hannaford, Revel Edwards

    This book gives architects, home builders and historians a chance to view photos, sketches, and twenty-six full pages of measured drawings of interior and exterior doorways, paneling, balconies, wrought-iron, and mantels—most from houses …

  • Adobe Architecture

    Adobe Architecture
    Myrtle Stedman, Wilfred Stedman

    Illustrated, detailed diagrams, house plans. The first seeds for the concept for this book on adobe architecture were sown as early as 1916, when Wilfred Stedman was a student at the Art Students League in New York City.

  • The Complete Idiot s Guide to Solar Power for Your Home 3rd Edition

    The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Solar Power for Your Home, 3rd Edition
    Dan Ramsey, David Hughes

    This third edition helps readers understand the basics of solar (photovoltaic) power and explore whether it makes sense for them, what their options are, and what's involved with installing various on- and off-grid systems.

  • The American Family Home 1800 1960

    The American Family Home, 1800-1960
    Clifford Edward Clark

    Traces the development of American homes, looks at Victorian, bungalow, ranch, and Cape Cod style houses, and describes how the family lifestyle has changed

  • Designing Your Dream Home

    Designing Your Dream Home
    Doe Lang, Susan Lang

    You can have the home of your dreams! This comprehensive guide walks you through every decision and addresses all the details that most homeowners don't even know to consider.

  • Creating the Not So Big House

    Creating the Not So Big House
    Sarah Susanka, Grey Crawford

    Offers a look at twenty-five examples of small house designs to show readers what they need to know to plan the home that best fits their goals and lifestyles.

  • Creating Your Dream Bathroom

    Creating Your Dream Bathroom
    Susan Breen

    A complete guide to designing the ultimate bathroom explains how to create a personalized, private, and luxurious retreat that is perfect for relaxation, looking a a variety of all-American dream bathrooms and surveying a host of design …

  • The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings

    The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings
    Marc Kushner

    Like an architectural cabinet of wonders, this book collects the most innovative buildings of today and tomorrow.

  • Building Stairs

    Building Stairs
    Fine Homebuilding, Andrew Engel

    But as this extensively illustrated book demonstrates, any builder who can measure the distance between two floors can plan and build a stunning set of stairs.

  • Strawbale Home Plans

    Strawbale Home Plans
    Wayne J. Bingham, Colleen F. Smith

    They took additional trips to explore and further record specific strawbale buildings that now constitute this book.

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