A House For Life

A Listmania! list by Ted (UK)
 
A House for Life: Bringing the Style of Frank Lloyd Wright into Your Home
1.  A House for Life: Bringing the Style of Frank Lloyd Wright into Your Home by John Rattenbury
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  "This book expands on the concept of designing around people and his 1997 House For Life. Served as a touchstone for HouseForLife.org"
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Wright-sized Houses: Frank Lloyd Wright's Solutions for Making Small Houses Feel Big
2.  Wright-sized Houses: Frank Lloyd Wright's Solutions for Making Small Houses Feel Big by Diane Maddex
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  "Maddex look at FLW's approach to small spaces; full of great pictures and useable ideas."
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Patterns of Home: The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design
3.  Patterns of Home: The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design by Max Jacobson
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  "A distilation of 10 key patterns of classic home design. Builds on the concepts introduced in the seminal text 'A Pattern Language'"
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The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live
4.  The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live by Sarah Susanka
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  "Massively successful title about creating personal spaces in your home"
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A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction (Center for Environmental Structure Series)
5.  A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction (Center for Environmental Structure Series) by Christopher Alexander
The list author says:
  "A seminal text introducing a number of suggested 'how-to' patterns of good design ranging from porches to entire neighbourhoods"
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The Housebuilder's Bible: An Insider's Guide to the Construction Jungle, 7th Edition
6.  The Housebuilder's Bible: An Insider's Guide to the Construction Jungle, 7th Edition by Mark Brinkley
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  "Outstanding. Mixes real world knowledge of housebuilding in the UK with actual costing indications - it is therefore vital that you make sure you get the latest edition"
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The Whole House Book: Ecological Building Design and Materials (Second Edition)
7.  The Whole House Book: Ecological Building Design and Materials (Second Edition) by Cindy Harris
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  "THE title for environmental impact considerations in UK housebuilding and the associated materials"
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Ecohouse 2
8.  Ecohouse 2 by Sue Roaf
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  "The perfect companion to The Whole House book listed above"
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A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder
9.  A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder by Michael Pollen
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  "An autobiographical insight into one mans need to build a room of his own and the journey to completion. Reads like a good novel."
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Sensual Home: Liberate Your Senses and Change Your Life
10.  Sensual Home: Liberate Your Senses and Change Your Life by Ilse Crawford
The list author says:
  "Now you have built your family centric, energy efficient dream house from low impact materials this book suggests a furnishing approach to match. The example pics are not great but the concepts are."
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