House on A Budget

House on A Budget

Making Smart Choices to Build the Home You Want

Book - 2007
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Until now, homeowners have had to choose between the twin worlds of budget-friendly mediocrity and unaffordable fantasy. Responding to this gap, acclaimed architect Duo Dickinson demonstrates that a custom house doesn't depend on a fabulous price tag. House on a Budget, originally published in hardcover as The House You Build, is about a third way of building grounded in the realities of time and money, but focusing on your fondest hopes and dreams. He offers 19 real-world situations where unique and imaginative homes were built on real-life budgets.
Duo's Rules for Getting What You Want (and Can Afford)
1.Use Standard Materials Creatively
2.Shrink to Fit
3.Don't Fight the Site
4.Take Your Time
5.Defer and Save: Building in Phases
6.Take Charge: Spending Time to Save Money
Publisher: Newton, Conn. : Taunton Press, [2007], c2004
ISBN: 9781561589234
Branch Call Number: 728.37 Dic 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 202 p. :,col. ill


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Jan 05, 2011

I guess I am traditional. I found all the plans and / or outside designs to be too radical to suit me.

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