Home Space Planning: A Guide for Architects, Designers, and Home Owners

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McGraw Hill, 1996 - Business & Economics - 285 pages
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Are there ways to transform a cramped kitchen into a larger eat-in area with excellent work space? What are the best, most cost-effective ways to add a second story to a ranch house? Where should a new bathroom in the basement be placed and how should it be designed? Get solutions to these and dozens of other challenging problems of residential redesign in Home Space Planning - a guide for architects, designers, and homeowners looking for imaginative, affordable ideas for home improvement and renovation. As the title suggests, this book is about space and how to make the most of it - no matter what kind of house you want to renovate. Packed with illustrations, floor plans, and renderings that provide useful guidance at a glance, this book is a model of clarity and can be easily followed by the layperson as well as the professional. Apply the solutions explored here to any of dozens of improvements you may be planning to make.

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Temple explains residential space planning by presenting case studies that depict existing rooms followed by floor plans for remodeling alternatives. Homeowners can use this book to develop some ... Read full review


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Expanding a Basement Bathroom

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