Written by Nelson, Pete
Pete Nelson, the world s best-known treehouse designer and builder, wants to put readers in treeshis motto is, get er done, so you can BE in a TREE. His new book is a comprehensive source of inspiration and practical information about treehouse design and construction. To that end, he shares the basics of treehouse construction with his own recent projects as case studies.
Written by Anne Schmauss
Birdhouses of the World offers readers a curated collection of beautiful, whimsical, stop-you-in-your-tracks amazing birdhouses created by designers and bird lovers around the world. Bird expert and author Anne Schmauss provides a brief history of birdhouses and lists the kinds of birds that inhabit them, as well as the types of structures that attract various species.
Written by Snyder, Frank M
Not only is Building Details important in showing how architects learned and drew from the designs of the great masters; it is a rare and beautiful documentation of how these important early-twentieth-century architects realized their designs.
Detached houses are considered primarily responsible for urban sprawl and land consumption. At the same time they represent the ideal residence for broad sections of society.
Written by Derek "Deek" Diedricksen
If you dream of living in a tiny house, or creating a getaway in the backwoods or your backyard, you’ll love this gorgeous collection of creative and inspiring ideas for tiny houses, cabins, forts, studios, and other microshelters.
Written by Nelson, Pete
Since the publication of Treehouses of the World, the community of treehouse builders has grown tremendously, and many more innovative treehouses have been built around the world.
Written by Broto, Carles
This book shows how city houses can define the urban landscape. One of the basic building blocks of the city, the town house also provides a refuge from city life. The projects featured in 'New Urban Houses' display how leading architects from around the world continue to innovate on this centuries-old model.
Written by Gossel, Peter
Home delivery: The amazing story of the prefabricated house A prefab is a mass-produced house, constructed in a factory and assembled on site in a few days or weeks. Once regarded as a cheap, easy solution for urgent housing problems, the prefab has evolved to become a synonym for ambitious design and sophisticated detailing solutions.
Written by Koones, Sheri
Prefab home construction has arrived. The benefits of buildings a prefab home (they are better built, use resources more efficiently, and are healthier to live in) apply just as well to vacation homes as they do to primary residences.