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Title:
Downsize : living large in a small house
ISBN:
9781641550338
Physical Description:
234 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents:
The houses -- Edmonds house -- New street house -- Madison passive -- Groundswell -- House on Walden Pond -- Morton house -- Skidmore Passivhaus -- Longleaf house -- Pinwheel ADU -- Maine camp reboot -- The beach cottage -- Heron rock cottage -- Carriage house -- Heron haus -- Lake superior house -- Wee barn -- Riverview house -- A home in Fletcher Place -- The cottage at Extown Farm -- Solterre concept house -- Live Oak house -- Cascade Mountain house -- Contemporary farmhouse -- City house on the river -- Passive Dacha -- Montrose Place bungalow -- Enable by northwestern -- The just right house -- Napa house -- The race residence -- Totem house -- Granny pad -- Erickson house.
Summary:
The 25 small houses presented in Downsize are owned by people who have made a conscious decision to downsize from a larger home to a smaller home--or who just decided to build small in the first place. Some of the houses are new (site-built or prefab), others are remodels. All are 2,000 sq. ft. or less. The featured houses show how to use space efficiently through such strategies as: - creative storage space - multi-purpose rooms - pocket and barn doors - integrating smaller appliances. --
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Best-selling author Sheri Koones presents the hottest trend in the housing market. The 25 small houses presented in Downsize are owned by people who have made a conscious decision to downsize from a larger home to a smaller home--or who just decided to build small in the first place. Some of the houses are new (site-built or prefab), others are remodels. All are 2,000 sq. ft. or less. The featured houses show how to use space efficiently through such strategies as:

creative storage space multi-purpose rooms pocket and barn doors integrating smaller appliances

These exceptional houses show how small can be comfortable, practical, energy efficient--and beautiful.