Are you yearning for a simpler existence? Find the rural escape of your dreams in this beautiful book from the creators of the wildly popular tumblr Cabin Porn.
Created by a group of friends who preserve 55 acres of hidden forest in Upstate New York, Cabin Porn began as a scrapbook to collect inspiration for their building projects.
A mountain lodge 5,000 feet up in Washington State’s Cascades mountains, accessible only by skis—or an SUV tricked out with bulldozer-size snow tires. A sleek cabin just 80 minutes from Manhattan, overlooking the property’s pond and 19 acres of woodland. A romantic, eco-friendly escape in the misty mountains of Bali’s Gunung Agung volcano.
The farmhouse is a classic American icon, combining comfort and simplicity, elegance and nostalgia, all without pretension. No matter the age or condition, these historic homesteads call to mind the pragmatism of the pioneers who worked the land and raised their families at a time when practicality was key to prosperity.
From iconic architect and critic Michael Sorkin comes a joyful celebration of architecture and city-making, told through his famous list, in one beautiful, illustrated book.
For thousands of years, architects have used models to invent, experiment and communicate. A world in miniature, such models are even more varied in their purposes and materials than their full-scale counterparts.
Breuer's Bohemia explores a vibrant period of midcentury modern design and culture as seen through the influential New England houses designed by Marcel Breuer for his circle of clients and friends.
Nestled in thriving woodlands, overlooking bodies of water, or even exposed to the elements on a mountain's peak, architects are contending to create high-impact spaces on a small scale. Cabin Fever takes a broad look at remote retreats designed to make the most of their natural surroundings and illustrates why the call of the wild is louder than ever.
Whether you’re looking to declutter your home, or making big plans to move into a tiny space, this book offers inspiring insights into making the most out of the square footage you have, and turning any space into a beautiful, comfortable, and efficient home.
The fascinating story of the evolution of the country house in Britain, from its Roman precursors to the present
The Story of the Country House is an authoritative and vivid account of the British country house, exploring how they have evolved with the changing political and economic landscape.
In the architecture world, sustainability has evolved from an optional feature into an urgent necessity. Now in paperback, this publication presents 25 building projects from around the world that range from a nursery to an office skyscraper, from a medical centre to an artist's residence, and even private homes.
People have always been fascinated by the mountains. They are a source of strength and a symbol of freedom, the perfect setting for a deeper time-out, for self-discovery, for a great adventure, or sporting challenge. Beyond the hustle and bustle of cities, noises and hectic activities, nature and wildlife, panoramic views and inspiration, tranquility, and relaxation beckon.
Twenty-five beautifully made wineries by contemporary architects the world over illustrate the connection between winery design and the modern movement toward integrating wine-making with lifestyle and the enjoyment of living.