Dream Home: What You Need to Know Before You Buy by Anthony Alofsin

By Anthony Alofsin

ARE YOU A FIRST-TIME domestic shopper? Are you a true property agent or builder whose consumers need assistance in deciding to buy their first domestic? have you ever wanted there has been one uncomplicated consultant that is helping you thru the method of shopping for a house and explains every thing from the foremost gamers within the housing company to inside layout offerings and architectural kinds? Dream house is that advisor. It presents homebuyers with insightful observation at the American housing and turns readers into extra educated genuine property shoppers. It explains architectural types and indicates how branding and issues have changed them. It provides functional recommendation on easy matters that have an effect on the standard of existence at your residence, together with siting, percentage, selection of facades, and landscaping. and lots more and plenty more.

This booklet may help you:
* know about the method of constructing and advertising houses
* know the way making a choice on concepts in your house is a big expense factor
* ponder the effect of types and subject matters at the identification of your home
* speak what you will want rather than instantly accepting what you're offered

Anthony Alofsin, Ph.D. AIA, celebrated architect and award-winning architectural historian, is understood across the world as a professional on sleek structure and the paintings of Frank Lloyd Wright. knowledgeable at Harvard and Columbia universities, Dr. Alofsin has written books and essays on a large variety of architectural matters for over twenty-five years. He lives in Austin, Texas the place he practices structure and teaches on the college of Texas.

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Eagle's Nest: The William K. Vanderbilt II Estate (Images of by Stephanie Gress

By Stephanie Gress

Designed and built via the eminent ny urban architectural enterprise of Warren & Wetmore, Eagle’s Nest property is the easternmost Gold Coast mansion on lengthy Island’s prosperous North Shore. From 1910 to 1944, the palatial Spanish Revival property used to be the summer time domestic of William okay. Vanderbilt II, great-grandson of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt. Eagle’s Nest hosted the main particular site visitors and intimate gatherings of Vanderbilt family and shut associates. incorporated between them have been the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, golfer Sam Snead, and the Tiffanys. Vanderbilt launched into lots of his mythical international voyages from this locale, in addition to a 50-person group and some lucky invited passengers. in the course of his travels, he accumulated average background specimens and ethnographic artifacts from each nook of the earth. With assistance from scientists and museum execs, Vanderbilt created shows at Eagle’s Nest to exhibit his collections. “Willie K.,” as he used to be identified, bequeathed his property and museum to the general public, gratifying his meant mission.

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カリフォルニアスタイル Vol.5[雑誌] エイムック (Japanese Edition) by ムック編集部

By ムック編集部




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Feng Shui Step by Step by T. Raphael Simons,Carol Southern

By T. Raphael Simons,Carol Southern

this can be the newly reprinted American variation of T. Raphael Simons' best-selling publication on feng shui translated into over twelve languages and bought all over the world. during this publication you can find a transparent, systematic method of feng shui allowing you to create an auspicious, strong domestic surroundings that helps your overall healthiness, profession, funds, relationships, and non secular improvement. Simons' paintings relies on a wide variety of actual classical tools. In Taoist educating, feng shui and chinese language astrology are profoundly interconnected. Simons is the 1st author on feng shui to supply convenient year-of-birth charts that you can simply ensure your fortunate famous person facets for making auspicious feng shui adjustments particular for your personal horoscope.

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Designs for Street Fronts, Suburban Houses and Cottages by M. F. Cummings,C. C. Miller

By M. F. Cummings,C. C. Miller

Excellent sourcebook contains elevations of establishing fronts in addition to enlarged drawings of architectural components integrated in those facades: residential entrances, cornices, a curved roof, dormer window, and masses extra. vital archive for preservationists, restorationists, architectural historians, and concrete archaeologists. 714 illustrations on fifty two plates.

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Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid: Your Path to Building an by Sheri Koones,Robert Redford

By Sheri Koones,Robert Redford

Prefabrication deals an easy route to the golf green domestic of your desires, and in her newest ebook, Prefabulous writer Sheri Koones highlights the various methods of utilizing prefabrication to create almost-off-the-grid homes--houses that aren't in basic terms environmentally pleasant yet usually function at approximately 0 annual strength rate. Taking power from the grid whilst worthwhile and returning any extra power produced, almost-off-the-grid houses functionality on a fragment of the power required by means of such a lot homes, and also are more well-off, more fit, quieter within, and much more affordable to function. As strength expenditures proceed to upward push, the almost-off-the-grid condo proves its worthy. Prefabulous + virtually Off the Grid profiles greater than 30 of the main energy-efficient houses within the usa, and this hardworking consultant unearths how householders can in attaining comparable effects with ground plans, the most recent, most productive applied sciences, and a number of pictures of the outside and inside of every home.

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Aufgepasst beim Immobilienkauf: Was der Wortschatz in by Günter Kohlbecker

By Günter Kohlbecker

Bei der Gestaltung von Bauverträgen sowie in Baubeschreibungen oder Immobilienangeboten wird die Sprache häufig dazu benutzt, Kapital aus der Unwissenheit des Käufers zu schlagen bzw. gefährliche Klippen zu umschiffen. Auf die Frage "Das haben Sie doch verstanden?" wird oft zu leichtfertig "Ja" gesagt. Vielleicht, um sich vor dem companion oder dem Verkäufer nicht zu blamieren oder weil der verlesende Notar schon ungeduldig auf seine Uhr schaut.

Das muss nicht sein, denn mit diesem nützlichen Ratgeber lassen sich solche und viele andere gefährliche Situationen ganz einfach und schnell erkennen und entschärfen. Kurz und knapp, das für den Käufer Wissenswerte vermittelnd und das Schädliche hervorhebend, wird der Ratsuchende umgehend und vor allem verständlich informiert. Gegebenenfalls auch zur Vorsicht gemahnt bzw. zur Präzisierung durch den Verkäufer aufgefordert.

Begriffe von A wie Abdichtung bis Z wie Zwangsvollstreckungsunterwerfung werden verständlich erklärt. Der Leser und Kaufinteressent erhält sachgerechte Informationen, used to be guy darunter verstehen und used to be sich dahinter verbergen kann. Dies gilt für Bau-Objektbeschreibungen, Vereinbarungen und Verträge, Sprache von Behörden, Juristen, Maklern und Bauträgern. Aber auch reine Floskeln und doppeldeutige Begriffe, wie z.B. "Ambiente", "Lebensqualität", "großzügig", "hochwertig" usw. werden durchschaubar gemacht.

Die Entscheidung für diesen Ratgeber liegt auf der Hand: Guter Rat für wenig Geld gekauft anstelle ohne Rat Tausende in den Sand gesetzt!

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Turn-of-the-Century House Designs: With Floor Plans, by William T. Comstock

By William T. Comstock

This reasonably cheap archive of good-looking turn-of-the-century designs reprinted without delay from an extraordinary overdue Victorian quantity comprises plans for numerous suburban and state houses which are either aesthetically attractive and average in rate. integrated are plans for twenty-four cottages and homes in quite a lot of types, between them Queen Anne, Eastlake, and Colonial.
Over a hundred thirty illustrations — ground plans, elevations, viewpoint perspectives, and extra — improve the textual content, that's extra supplemented by way of informative and worthy articles: "Suggestions on condo Building," through A. W. Cobb, describes the method of creating a house, from the 1st sketches provided by means of the architect to his consumer, to estate choice, scale drawings, and information of building. “How to Plumb a Suburban House,” by way of Leonard D. Hosford, supplied the overdue Victorian period home-owner with important suggestion approximately sewage disposal.
Restorers of previous homes, preservationists, and scholars of yankee architectural historical past will welcome this treasury of real century-old plans and information. scholars of social historical past also will locate it a very good reference.

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PlanungsPraxis Lüftung in Wohngebäuden - Planung und by Thomas Hartmann,Ehrenfried Heinz,Eberhard Paul

By Thomas Hartmann,Ehrenfried Heinz,Eberhard Paul

Achtung: Lüftungskonzept für Wohnungen verpflichtend bei Neubau und Sanierung!

Nach den aktuellen Bauvorschriften müssen energieeffziente Gebäude luftdicht ausgeführt werden. Das führt jedoch häufig dazu, dass der für die Hygiene und vor allem den Bautenschutz notwendige Luftaustausch nicht mehr stattfindet. Die Folge: Es entstehen kritische Feuchte- und sogar Schimmelschäden!

Aus diesem Grund gibt die DIN 1946-6 vor, dass für jedes neue und umfangreich sanierte Wohngebäude ein Lüftungskonzept erstellt werden muss. Liegt dieses nicht vor, müssen Sie als Planer für spätere, lüftungsbedingte Mängel haften!

Wie Sie Lüftungskonzepte erstellen und so den erforderlichen Mindestluftwechsel sicherstellen, zeigt Ihnen die PlanungsPraxis "Lüftung in Wohngebäuden - Planung und Umsetzung nach DIN 1946-6".

Ihre Vorteile:
- Anforderungen an die Wohnungslüftung: Sie haben alle Vorgaben und technischen Regeln zur Planung von Lüftungen in Wohngebäuden im Überblick.
- Erstellen von Lüftungskonzepten nach DIN 1946-6: Sie ermitteln problemlos, ob die Lüftung frei durch den Nutzer erfolgen kann oder ob eine Lüftungsanlage notwendig ist.
- Lüftungsplanung in der Praxis: Sie kennen die unterschiedlichen Lüftungssysteme und die dazugehörigen Komponenten von der Auslegung über die Inbetriebnahme bis zur Wartung.

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Building Stairs by Andy Engel

By Andy Engel

Stair construction combines precision carpentry with tough math, so even skilled developers locate it difficult. yet as this widely illustrated e-book demonstrates, any builder who can degree the gap among flooring can plan and construct a beautiful set of stairs. by means of truly laying out the geometry, making plans, and development concerned, writer Andy Engel takes the reader from an easy constitution equipped of framing lumber to a collection of stairs healthy for a king. From development and fitting railings to utilizing off-the-shelf stair elements, Building Stairs lays out the method in actual fact and completely.

  • Written by way of a pro
  • Accurate and reliable
  • Easy to navigate
  • Covers railings and newels
  • Includes outdoors stairs

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