The Not So Big House

The Not So Big House : A Blue Print for the Way We Really Live

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This title offers an inspiration for homeowners and builders from a leading architect. "The Not So Big House" has sold over 500,000 copies since 1998. It features clear guidance that emphasises the use of quality not quantity. This anniversary edition includes 32 extra pages and a new introduction. Now available in paperback, the expanded 10th anniversary edition of Sarah Susanka's "The Not So Big House" is ready to inspire a whole new generation of homeowners and builders. Though a decade has passed, her deceptively simple message remains as powerful as ever: when it comes to our homes, quality should always come before quantity. With comforting guidance and clear language, America's favourite home architect shows how to create a house that emphasises comfort, beauty and a high level of detail. This anniversary edition of a contemporary classic features a new introduction by the author and 32 bonus pages that explore three additional not so big houses.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 251.46 x 251.46 x 20.32mm | 929.86g
  • Connecticut, United States
  • English
  • Expanded 10th anniversary ed
  • full colour illustrations throughout, 224 photographs, 60 drawings
  • 1600851509
  • 9781600851506
  • 157,895

About Sarah Susanka

Susan Susanka is a best-selling architect and cultural visionary. Her approach to design has attracted vast media attention and she has appeared on numerous television shows, such as the Oprah Winfrey Show. She is a former principal and founding partner of Mulfinger, Susanka, Mahady & Partners, Inc., the firm chosen by LIFE magazine to design its 1999 dream house.
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