Books in category House & Home – Design & Construction

  • 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.

  • Built by Hand

    Built by Hand
    Athena Swentzell Steen, Bill Steen, Eiko Komatsu

    The text is a combined effort of Yoshio's wife Eiko, who is his regular travel/work partner, and Athena and Bill Steen.

  • Timber Framing for the Rest of Us

    Timber Framing for the Rest of Us
    Rob Roy

    Highly illustrated, this book enables "the rest of us" to build like the professionals and will appeal to owner-builders, contractors and architects alike. Rob Roy is a former contractor with 11 previous books to his credit.

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