The Hinterland: Cabins, Love Shacks and Other Hide-Outs

Buchseite und Rezensionen zu 'The Hinterland: Cabins, Love Shacks and Other Hide-Outs' von Gestalten
NAN
(0 Bewertungen)

Cabins, Love Shacks and Other Hide-Outs
Gebundenes Buch
We all need to be somewhere else, just for a little while. The cabin is that somewhere else. They allow us to get into a different state of mind, one where we can just have a good time. Four walls and a roof and a weekend-these getaways free us from the distracting and unessential, and put us back in touch with nature and our own inner peace. In cabins, we can savor solitude or share experiences with friends among mountains, rivers, woods, and wildlife. The Hinterland explores architecture and design approaches to creating the refuges that refresh and revitalize amidst the beauty of nature.

Autor:
Format:Gebundene Ausgabe
Seiten:288
EAN:9783899556636

Diskussionen zu diesem Buch im Bücherforum

read more
 

Small Eco Houses: Living Green in Style

Buchseite und Rezensionen zu 'Small Eco Houses: Living Green in Style' von Cristina Paredes Benitez
NAN
(0 Bewertungen)

Fresh perspectives on how good design can create stylish yet ecologically sound living spaces in small-scale homes. Anyone who has faced the challenges of limited living space will find inspiration in this survey of the latest trends in environmentally sensitive, small-scale residential designs. More than fifty residential spaces are profiled--from woodsy houses and repurposed barns to cool apartments and urban lofts--both inside and out. Most of the projects were designed by up-and-coming architects, and each design proves that small-scale efficiency as well as beautiful, thoughtful design can overcome the apparent constraints of a small setting. Environmental impact is a growing concern, so each project was chosen because of its ecological sensitivity. Each case history describes the challenges confronting the designer and the solutions. Creating color schemes to enhance the feeling of openness, taking advantage of high ceilings to make multiple levels, and using collapsible furniture and sliding doors to maximize space are some of the design solutions that can be applied in any situation. Filled with beautiful color photographs and helpful floorplans, this book is a remarkable showcase of how good design can transform any small space into a comfortable, modern--and environmentally sensitive--home.

Format:Taschenbuch
Seiten:420
Verlag: Universe
EAN:9780789320957

Diskussionen zu diesem Buch im Bücherforum

read more
 

Nano House: Innovations for Small Dwellings

Buchseite und Rezensionen zu 'Nano House: Innovations for Small Dwellings' von Phyllis Richardson
NAN
(0 Bewertungen)

Drawing on the success of "XS" series, "Nano House" presents 43 examples of the most innovative, most ingenious and most responsible designs for small-scale (less than 75m2) houses set in a variety of contexts. Each house, shown in texts, photographs and plans, is an object lesson in domestic design. Using digital tools, sustainable materials and new prefabrication technologies, all these projects offer exciting and realistic solutions for houses where space is at a premium, nature must be preserved or accommodation created for those who need it most.

Format:Gebundene Ausgabe
Seiten:224
EAN:9780500342732

Diskussionen zu diesem Buch im Bücherforum

read more