Smaller is big, says architect and author Katie Hutchison, whose book The New Small House shows those looking to downsize how they can live smartly, economically and environmentally friendly in elegantly designed homes.
With 275 gorgeous photographs and 30 detailed illustrations, The New Small House takes the reader on a tour of North America and spotlights small houses in rural, coastal, and in-town locations. The book presents fundamental small-house design strategies, complete with whole-house case studies for homeowners eager to simplify.
Creating a great small house is illustrated in the opening chapter with 10 approaches, including:
- borrowed view and daylight
- multipurpose spaces
- privacy pockets
- using quality materials
Twenty-five stunning small houses are profiled in the second part of the book, organized by the nature of their locations.
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About the Author Katie Hutchison is an award-winning fine art photographer and architect with more than 20 years’ experience in residential design. She frequently provides design commentary to shelter magazines, such as Fine Homebuilding, and design blogs, including the online magazine House Enthusiast, which she produces. She earned a B.F.A. and B. Arch from the Rhode Island School of Design and a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Michigan. At Katie Hutchison Studio, she practices a multi-disciplinary approach to design. Her interest in providing accessible and informative design insight has extended across multiple platforms, including YouTube (where she posts design-related videos), the KHS Facebook business Page, and @HomeWithKatie on Twitter. For more information, visit www.katiehutchison.com.
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SKU FHB62077550 Table Of Contents No Intro No Video No Author Katie Hutchison ISBN 978-1-63186-420-9 Publication Year 2015 Pages 224 Photo 250 Drawings 30 Video Download No Other Formats 71519 Cover PDF Download Format eBook (PDF)
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