The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway

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Taunton Press, 2001 - Architecture - 250 pages
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Proving less is more, this collection features an array of cabin design styles and materials--from sticks and stones to sheet metal and glass. Features designs and floor plans for 37 inspirational cabins from all across the country. 248 full-color photos. 50 illustrations.
 

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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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User Review  - Kathie H - Goodreads

You should just go out & buy this one. I know I'll turn to this book repeatedly just to daydream. Nice source section in the back so you can just order your cabin kit. ;-) The only thing I would ask ... 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
The Traditional Cabin
111
Log Cabin with a View MONTANA
118
More than the Sum of Its Parts WASHINGTON
124
Do It Yourself from a Kit WASHINGTON
130
The Modern Cabin
191
Fresh Take on the Log Cabin MONTANA 1 98
198
Just for the Fun of It WISCONSIN
204
Contemporary Dogtrot LOUISIANA
214

Rustic Oasis MISSOURI
66
A Chain of Perfect Cabins MINNESOTA
72
The Transformed Cabin
79
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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