Category: Homes

Sort

showing 1-5 of 5

Chicago Home Book: a Comprehensive Hands-On Design Sourcebook to Building, Remodeling, Decorating, Furnishings and Landscaping a Luxury Home in Chicago and it's Suburbs

By: Casper, Paul

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Des Plaines, IL, Ashley Group: 2001

Edition: 6

Seller ID: 003639


This is Chicago's only luxury home building, renovating and design sourcebook. Being the most complete reference to Chicago's home industry, this handsome, easy-to-use directory is designed in a concise and organized manner to be both practical and inspirational. It covers all of the visual aspects of home building, remodeling and decorating, giving you ideas about what you will need and want, and telling you where you will find them. The book is tabbed by of idea/servic... View more info

Architecture & Design Libarary: Neoclassical

By: Kim, Young Mi

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, Friedman/Fairfax Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002921


Graceful columns, elegant bas-relief carvings, fabulous mythological creatures - these striking motifs are signature elements of Neoclassical style. Inspired by the exquisite architecture and sculptor of ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt, Neoclassical has been popular for nearly three centuries. Its timeless elegance makes it a classic, yet this style is always fresh, reinvented again and again to suit new periods and ideals. Today, homeowners and designers are still inspi... View more info

Image for How to Work with an Architect

How to Work with an Architect

By: Morosco Aia, Gerald Lee

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Layton, Utah, U. S. A., Gibbs Smith: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002994


The prospect of working with an architect can be daunting. What exactly is an architect? Do you really need one? How do you find a good architect? What questions should you ask? How do you negotiate a contract? All of these questions and more are addressed in this indispensable guide for anyone considering remodelilng and existing home or building a new home. The author, a noted architect, reveals the essential criteria for a successful architect/client relationship. He ... View more info

Image for Locks and Lavatories: the Architecture of Privacy

Locks and Lavatories: the Architecture of Privacy

By: Planel, Philippe

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Swindon, United Kingdom, English Heritage: 2000

Seller ID: 002907


Step through the doorway of your own home and discover its fascinating past. Today we jealously guard our privacy, but in previous centuries living was much more communal. How has this change been reflected in the layout and furnishings of houses? How has the single-room hut of prehistoric times evolved into the house of today, each room with its own function? Discover how the medieval hall has shrunk to an entrance lobby; why bathrooms only became common in houses after... View more info

New House - More House : Solving the Residential Construction Project Puzzle

By: Preves, Aia, Richard

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Libertyville, IL, Portico Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 003161


Whether you're thinking of building a new house, an addition, or remodeling your existing home, you will want a practical and informative guide to help ensure your project's success. This is a comprehensive resource for the homeowner who wants to understand the home-building process. For both the novice and those who have been through past projects, this book will smooth out the bumps. Not intended for do-it-yourself, unless you're very talented in this area. You'll disc... View more info