The Complete Idiot's Guide to Designing your Own Home

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Designing your Own Home

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Creating a new home-or rebuilding a purchased one-requires architectural expertise, not only for aesthetic design purposes but also to account for structural safety, feasibility of plan, compliance with local laws and codes, and above all, to make a new house feel like home-the home you've always wanted.

However, architects can be very costly- but only if you use them.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Designing Your Own Home teaches readers to do all or most of an architect's work themselves, step-by-step, with inspirational ideas; clear, concise information; practice exercises; and professional secrets-all explained in a warm, inviting, friendly voice. It explains everything readers need to know to design the home they've always wanted while making it practical, affordable, and secure.

Publisher: New York : Alpha Books, c2006.
ISBN: 9781592575015
1592575013
Branch Call Number: 690.837 DRAPACA
Characteristics: xx, 245 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Esman, Abigail
Alternative Title: Designing your own home

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