Paperback ISBN: 1561586536
Stairway design and construction is considered a cornerstone of homebuilding. To address this important topic, "Building Stairs contains design, fabrication, and installation information for a wide variety of options, from simple, site-built utility staircases to elaborate spirals.
Treehouses of the World
Hardcover ISBN: 0810949520
A leading authority on treehouse design takes readers on an around-the-world journey of treehouses, discussing how they are designed, built, and enjoyed in numerous cultures, in a volume that showcases thirty-five treehouses and discusses their role in environmentalism. 20,000 first printing.
Paperback ISBN: 0936070110
Shelter is many things - a visually dynamic, oversized compendium of organic architecture past and present; a how-to book that includes over 1,250 illustrations; and a Whole Earth Catalog-type sourcebook for living in harmony with the earth by using every conceivable material. First published in 1973, Shelter remains a source of inspiration and invention. Including the nuts-and-bolts aspects of building, the book covers such topics as dwellings from Iron Age huts to Bedouin tents to Togo's tin-and-thatch houses; nomadic shelters from tipis to "housecars"; and domes, dome cities, sod iglus, and even treehouses. The authors recount personal stories about alternative dwellings that illustrate sensible solutions to problems associated with using materials found in the environment - with fascinating, often surprising results.
Hardcover ISBN: 0711212074
Using photographs taken in Tuscany, Umbria, Venice and Lazio, this guide to Italian style explains how the look is created at every level by a confident combination of strong colours, sumptuous patterned fabrics, the choice and arrangement of furniture, and an accumulation of striking objects.
Landscape Construction 1-2-3
Expert Edvice from the Home Depot
Packed with practical techniques and technical know-how to help do-it-yourselfers succeed.Covers fences and gates, retaining walls, outdoor sheds, trellises and arbors, outdoor electricity, plumbing and drainage, and working with concrete."Wisdom of the Aisles" on every page guarantees a beautifully landscaped yard.Guarantees great results with step-by-step instructions, timeframe for completion, plus skills and materials lists.Plenty of helpful tips and shortcuts that the pros use.