Its History and Modern UsesUnknown - 2007
Amanda Lam and Amy Thomas
Convertible Houses shows how to use creative design, flexible space planning, and convertible devices to make every inch in your home work harder! Showcasing dozens of examples of "convertible" design, authors Amanda Lam and Amy Thomas illustrate the principles of multipurpose living that enable dwellers to enjoy more functionality in a finite amount of space. Learn the most successful strategies employed by architects, designers, and homeowners, with chapters devoted to specific devices in action, such as sliding walls, removable partitions, and enveloping curtains.