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    DescriptionFrom weekend homes to get-away cabins in the mountains, by the sea, or in the woods, this architecture embodies our longing for lounging in nature. For the first time in the history of humankind, more people live in cities than in the country. Yet, at the same time, more and more city dwellers are yearning for rural farms, mountain cabins, or seaside homes. These kinds of refuges offer modern men and women a promise of what urban centers usually cannot provide: quiet, relaxation, being out of reach, getting back to basics, feeling human again. Rock the Shack is a survey of such contemporary refuges from around the world--from basic to luxury. The book features a compelling range of sparingly to intricately furnished cabins, cottages, second homes, tree houses, transformations, shelters, and cocoons. The look of the included structures from the outside is just as important as the view from inside. What these diverse projects have in common is an exceptional spirit that melds the uniqueness of a geographic location with the individual character of the building's owner and architect.


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    Title
    Rock the Shack
    Subtitle
    Architecture of Cabins, Cocoons and Hide-outs
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by S Ehmann, Edited by S Borges
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 246 mm
    Height: 305 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,429 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783899554663
    ISBN 10: 3899554663
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: ARC003000
    BIC subject category V2: AMK
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    Abridged Dewey: 728
    Libri: HAUS0136, HAUS2352, HOLZ3700, P0041362, P0041363
    DC23: 728.7
    Thema V1.0: AMK
    Illustrations note
    Zahlr. farb. Abbildungen
    Publisher
    Die Gestalten Verlag
    Imprint name
    Die Gestalten Verlag
    Publication date
    28 February 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Berlin