The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway

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Taunton Press, Apr 1, 2003 - Architecture - 250 pages
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Celebrating an American classic, the authors introduce readers to getaway cabins of every kind through hundreds of photographs, illustrations, detailed descriptions, and site and floor plans, covering four basic styles--rustic, traditional, transformed, and modern. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
  

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User Review  - chsbellboy - LibraryThing

Eye candy that is, as claimed, "inspiration" for having a cabin some day. If this book doesn't leave you wishing you had a remote retreat to which you can escape, something is wrong. Read full review

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I love flipping through this book! It is fun to dream. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
2
Start with a LifeSize Model MINNESOTA
24
The Community Cabin MINNESOTA
30
A Family Tradition WISCONSIN
36
A Cabin of a Different Stripe MISSOURI
42
Steps up a Hillside WISCONSIN
48
Big at Heart MINNESOTA
54
Maintaining Integrity NEW YORK
60
Ties to the Land WASHINGTON
112
Log Cabin with a View MONTANA
118
More than the Sum of Its Parts WASHINGTON
124
DoItYourself from a Kit WASHINGTON
130
na The Modern Cabin
190
Fresh lake on the Log Cabin MONTANA
198
Just for the iun of It WISCONSIN
204
Contemporary Dogtrot LOUISIANA
214

Rustic Oasis MISSOURI
66
A Chain of Perfect Cabins MINNESOTA
72
Tobacco Barn to Log Cabin VIRGINIA
80
A Clever Conversion MASSACHUSETTS
86
Reviving a Ghost Town MONTANA
92
An Odd Couple NEW YORK
98
Rescuing a Heritage NORTH CAROLINA
104
A Cabin as Ship NOVA SCOTIA
220
In Nature and of Nature WISCONSIN
226
The Call of Loons and Ospreys MINNESOTA
232
Floating on a Wisconsin Prairie WISCONSIN
238
A Salute to Frank Lloyd Wright MONTANA
244
CREDITS
250
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Dale Mulfinger is a principle of SALA Architects Inc., of Minneapolis, Stillwater, and Excelsior, Minnesota. He is an adjunct architecture professor at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches a class on cabin design. Mulfinger has designed homes and cabins throughout North and South America and is the author of "The Cabin" (The Taunton Press, 2001).

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