The New City Home

The New City Home

Smart Design for Metro Living

Book - 2002
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Here are creative, city-tested solutions to meeting the challenges of metro living. In The New City Home, Leslie Plummer Clagett provides you with design ideas for a wide variety of urban living spaces -- from lofts to apartments to townhouses. Throughout the book, Clagett looks at a variety of specific examples that show ingenuity and practicality. For example, youll learn how a New York brownstone was restored to its original condition while its interior was opened up for a refreshingly modern feel.

Youll discover how to make the most of limited space, bring in light and views, reduce noise, maintain privacy, and live in a building with historic-landmark status. Whether youre already at home in the metropolis or contemplating a move there, The New City Home will help you create your personal space in an impersonal place.

The New City Home features:

25 of the most well-planned and appealing urban spaces in the United States and Canada innovative ideas for creating a comfortable, well-crafted city homeHouses that represent a broad range of metro building types and the full spectrum of homeowner type (single young people, married couples, empty nesters) design solutions that can be applied to many multi-residential situations, not just major metros
Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press ; [s.l.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2002
ISBN: 9781561584611
Characteristics: 210 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 30 cm


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Nov 20, 2011

Although the homes featured in this book are "new", they are often redevelopment within an existing older building or an infill site. Lots of creativity in design and skilled craftsmanship in the finishing of the featured homes.

Mar 08, 2009

Nice picture book. Can give you ideas.


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