Home Office Design: Everything You Need to Know About Planning, Organizing, and Furnishing Your Work Space

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Wiley, Sep 21, 1996 - Architecture - 205 pages
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Your personal consultant for creating the perfect home work space Here is all the information you need to create a comfortable, efficient home office custom designed to meet your personal and professional needs. In this book, architect and home office design expert Neal Zimmerman shows you how to plan, design, and equip the home office that’s right for you. He helps you decide when to do the work yourself and when to hire professionals; and his numerous floor plans, photos, and examples provide countless design ideas and solutions to virtually every problem you encounter. This practical and inspiring guide provides
  • Clear, step-by-step instructions for planning, organizing, and designing your home office space
  • Simple tools for controlling costs and ensuring that you get the results you want
  • Extensive coverage of workstation design
  • Hundreds of photos, floor plans, and drawings to inspire the imagination and solve problems
  • A broad range of design options to fit every budget
  • Surveys of equipment, furnishings, and accessories available to help make your home office a better organized, more comfortable place to work
  • Guidelines for those who are considering extensive renovations
  • A section on planning for the desktop video era
  • Charts, diagrams, planning methods, and inventory sheets to streamline the planning and design process

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These two books take different approaches to the topic of home offices. Zimmerman looks at the nuts-and-bolts practicality of planning a home office. For those unfamiliar with the design ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

NEAL ZIMMERMAN, AIA, is Principal of Zimmerman Architects in West Hartford, Connecticut. He has written numerous articles on residential and commercial office design and served as editor of the Sunday Hartford Courant’s "Residential Design by Connecticut Architects" series.

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