Compact Houses: 50 Creative Floor Plans for Well-Designed by Gerald Rowan PDF


By Gerald Rowan

ISBN-10: 1612121020

ISBN-13: 9781612121024

Observe the massive percentages to be present in a small condominium! no matter if you’re development from scratch or retrofitting an current constitution, those 50 cutting edge ground plans will enable you utilize homes measuring 1400 sq. toes or much less. Gerald Rowan specializes in effective layouts and artistic how one can use each inch of your house, together with closets, decks, porches, bogs, attics, and basements. Artist renderings carry each one house's external to lifestyles, and specific inside drawings illustrate designated space-saving gains. Compact homes contains one- and two-floor designs and plans with one to 3 bedrooms.

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The double decks offer an ample view behind the house, making this a good choice for a waterfront or hilltop property. indd 63 8/29/13 10:54 AM 64 compact Houses Pine Grove Features With its circular traffic flow on the first floor, this is a great house for young kids, with plenty of outdoor living space for running around. Either of the two spacious upstairs bedrooms could accommodate bunk beds.

50 Designs for Compact Houses 29 Glass panels and doors: allow for passive solar heating and natural ventilation. indd 29 8/29/13 10:54 AM 30 compact Houses Canoe Creek Features This open-concept home has clerestory windows on three sides and a cathedral ceiling over the main living space, making the interior feel quite bright and roomy. When oriented with the sunroom facing south, it has possible passive solar applications. indd 31 8/29/13 10:54 AM 32 compact Houses Ruxton Features Sliding panels throughout this home allow for flexible living arrangements.

Indd 51 8/29/13 10:54 AM 52 compact Houses Briar Ridge Features This unusual modern design features a very private master bedroom, with the kids’ bedrooms at the opposite end of the house. This is an excellent passive solar design and can be situated to take advantage of a spectactular view. indd 53 8/29/13 10:54 AM 54 compact Houses Elk Ridge Park Features The mudroom near the back door is a place to store gear and wash up, with the laundry facilities located conveniently in the room. It could do double duty as a powder room with the addition of a toilet.

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