Interior Design Illustratedby Francis D.K. Ching
In this beautifully illustrated work, acclaimed architectural author Francis D.K. Ching explores how basic structural elements and systems combine to form our interior environments, and considers the factors that affect their design, formation, and use.
Do-It-Yourself Housebuilding : The Complete Handbook by George Nash, Roland Dahlquist (Illustrator)
This tome on housebuilding covers all aspects of typical projects. Nash, author of numerous home renovation books, among them the accomplished Renovating Old Houses, is considered one of the best in the field. In his aptly subtitled volume, Nash guides the reader through each step in building or remodeling a home. His clearly written text is complemented by nearly 1800 illustrations as well as a short but solid index.
Patterns of Home: The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design by Max Jacobson, Murray Silverstein, Barbara Winslow
Clearly written and profusely illustrated, Patterns of Home brings the timeless lessons of residential design to homeowners who seek inspiration and direction in the design or remodel of their homes.
How to Plan, Subcontract and Build Your Dream House by Warren V. Jaeger
If You're Thinking About Building A Home, whether you want to be your own General Contractor, and SAVE up to 50,000 Dollars or more, or you want to hire a builder, there are many things that you absolutely must know to avoid costly errors and mistakes.
Not So Big Solutions for Your Homeby Sarah Susanka
"Do more with less space" is the key concept of this down-to-earth design guide for both new home builders and remodelers... Provides simplified design principles in jargon-free language for the nonprofessional contemplating a residential building project.
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