The New Family Home: Creating the Perfect Home for Today and Tomorrow

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Taunton Press, Oct 1, 2001 - House & Home - 214 pages
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Imagine a home designed for the family that lives in it. Author Jim Tolpin features 24 of them in The New Family Home, an innovative and inspiring look at the changing family home in America. The New Family Home takes readers on a tour of homes that meet the unique needs of families of all kinds. From flexible floor plans for blended families, to houses with a heightened sense of style for empty-nesters, this book calls to mind the essential bond between a family and the place it calls home.
-- A diverse look at a wide variety of family homes.
-- Includes floor plans, color illustrations, and more than 200 photographs.
-- Cloth edition has sold more than 40,000 copies since publication.

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In The Not-So-Big House (LJ 8/98), Sarah Susanka delineated home design for modern lifestyles. Tolpin (The New Cottage Home) cites specific examples of such design, showing homes whose common feature ... Read full review

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Jim Tolpin has been a woodworker for more than 30 years and has written a dozen books on the subject, selling more than 750,000 copies. He teaches woodworking for a living at his school, The Port Townsend School of Woodworking.http: //

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