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Small spaces of all kinds; Sheds,
shacks, tiny houses, get-aways, man-caves, in-law
units, or cabins (whatever you want to call them)
have been a "hot" topic for the entire 33 years we
have been in the book business. EVERYONE seems to
have a dream of that little get-away...or
down-sizing...or escaping on a boat or a trailer
road trip. Although the internet is full of sites
promoting the life-style and YouTube how-too and
tours, a great book on the subject somehow scratches
that itch far better...below are a few to entice
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Introduction by Witold Rybczynski
...Together these small structures
are the contemporary interpretation
of the folly, the small building
nestled in the landscape, a place
59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree
Houses, and Other Small Structures
...includes six sets
of building plans by leading designers
to help you get started on a
microshelter of your own...
Simple Shelter, Lloyd Kahn
Lloyd Kahn is from
the community of Bolinas just north of
SF Bay and the houses are predominantly
from the west coast. This book is a wood
lovers delight, a joy to curl up with!
Tiny House Living:
Ideas For Building and Living Well In
Less than 400 Square Feet,
Here are the stories of those that have
successfully made the move to 400 square
Tiny House: Design
& Construction Guide:
Your Guide to
Building a Mortgage Free, Sustainable
...this one is a
"step-by-step" construction and design
guide to building your own tiny house on
The New Energy Code, Part 6 of the
2013 California Title 24 Code,
Became Effective July 1, 2014
Code Ace, a new site developed by
the California Statewide Codes &
Standards Program to help you meet
the requirements of Title 24, Part
Check out the
which automatically generates a list
of forms, identifies installation
techniques, and provides the
standards you need for your project.
2013 California Energy Code
has an effective date of July 1, 2014. All new projects must now comply with the many changes which take a giant step towards true energy efficiency.
2016 Title 24 codes become mandatory January 1, 2017.
Your purchase includes automatic California supplements and errata through the 3 year code cycle.
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