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The Vintage House

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Description for The Vintage House Hardcover. Expert instruction for historically minded homeowners on how to expand or renovate their most valuable asset. Num Pages: 304 pages, 200 black-and-white illustrations. BIC Classification: AMKD; WKR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 211 x 267 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1330.
A must-have primer for homeowners and professionals, this impressive book presents the first comprehensive survey of its kind on how to achieve truly compatible, stylistically resonant additions and renovations. From exploring “How Do Houses Grow?” to “Getting the Details Right,” it guides readers through typical projects and issues, such as finding more space within an existing footprint or blending in new windows or dormers without destroying historic character. The authors’ expert perspective on dealing with historic buildings brings new ideas on design as well as problem-solving technologies, like compact water heaters. Also included is advice on meshing sustainable building practices, ... Read more

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About Hewitt, Mark Alan; Bock, Gordon
Mark Alan Hewitt, FAIA, an architectural historian and preservation architect, lives in Bernardsville, New Jersey. Gordon Bock, the longtime editor of Old-House Journal, lives and works in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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"This highly useful volume contains a wide variety of information that both encourages, and enables, one to take on a vintage house project, be it urban or rural, large or small. Important details that might otherwise be left to trial and error are discussed…the authors address thought-provoking theoretical questions…that provide valuable starting points for the renovator. Informative captions full of ... Read more

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