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  • Little House in the City

A change is taking place all across the country: the growing popularity of small houses and the movement back to living in the city, where people are buying, building, and fixing up little houses. Whether you’re looking to build from scratch or remodel an existing structure, Little House in the City celebrates the shift. The 37 small houses from cities across North America offer all the inspiration you need to make your home in the city a reality. Ranging in size from 350 to 1,800 square feet, the down-to-earth dwellings include infill houses constructed in vacant lots and underutilized spaces, remodels, and backyard residences that add density while respecting the character of the neighborhood.

About the Author:
Marc Vassallo has spent over two decades in publishing and is former Editorial Director of The Taunton Press. Author of The Barefoot Home, Vassallo has written for numerous magazines and literary journals and received a Fellowship in Fiction from the National Endowment for the Arts. He lives in Seattle and is an avid backpacker and urban gardener.
Additional Information
Cover 132
Publication Year 2018
Photos 304
Drawings 25
Isbn 978-1-63186-842-9
Author Marc Vassallo
Dimensions No
Pages 224
Format Hardcover
Toc Introduction: The next little thing

Part One
one room for two Portland, Oregon
living small in austin Austin, Texas
reuse house berkeley, california
grade house Vancouver, British Columbia
sky ranch Seattle
house 1 Toronto, Ontario
narrow in new orleans New Orleans
inside/outside house Dallas
shaft house Toronto, Ontario
700-sq.-ft. house Houston
next house Houston
yale building project New Haven, Connecticut

Part Two
slot house Brooklyn, New York
boutique bohemian Austin, Texas
bungalow rising Vancouver
row-house update Philadelphia
eel’s nest Los Angeles
family compound Emeryville, California
70/30 row house Brooklyn, New York
urban cabin revisited Seattle
one-room house Hollywood, California
love/work stable Washington, D.C.
bungalow opens up west Hollywood, California
colorful colonial Cambridge, Massachusetts
industrial conversion San Francisco
found home New York City
sisters in the city Seattle

Part Three
ADU - Accessory Dwelling Unit
the bike she Portland, Oregon
susan’s cottage Berkeley, California
garage adu Portland, Oregon
eco guest house Portland, Oregon
shipping-container adu Savannah, Georgia
compact backyard cottage Portland, Oregon
three vancouver laneway houses Vancouver, British Columbia
contemporary laneway house
laneway classic
live/work laneway house
retreat within reach Vancouver, British Columbia

Intro No

Little House in the City

  • by Marc Vassallo
  • Hardcover
  • Product Code: TP-HDS76071619
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