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Farmhouse New Inspiration for the Classic American Home

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ISBN-10: 1561588741

ISBN-13: 9781561588749

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jean Rehkamp Larson, Ken Gutmaker

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Farmhouses evoke nostalgic memories--real or imagined--of a simpler life and a deep, nourishing connection to the seasons and the land. While most of us don't live that way anymore, we all share a longing for the values that this classic American house form represents. So what makes a true American farmhouse? A farmhouse is intimately connected to the land and all its seasons, dominates a community of buildings, and is built to last using natural, indigenous materials. These are the core qualities of the farmhouse style, whether old or new. From a working farm on Martha's Vineyard to a horse ranch in Washington State, this remarkable collection of 20 new and remodeled farmhouses…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/5/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 9.75" wide x 10.78" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.200
Language: English

Jean Rehkamp Larson, AIA, is a principal and co-founder of Rehkamp Larson Architects in Minneapolis. Prior to starting her own firm, she was an associate with Mulfinger, Susanka, Mahady & Partners (now SALA Architects). Jean's work has been featured in various books, magazines, and television shows, including Inside the Not So Big House, Inspired House magazine, and HGTV's "Before and After" and "Homes Across America" (HGTV). Jean received a merit award by Residential Architect for her home featured in Sarah Susanka's Creating the Not So Big House

Introduction
An American Icon
An Unsentimental Farmhouse
A Bicentennial Renovation
Little Red Barn House
Instant Evolution
Old Farm, New Farmhouse
In the Image of a Barn
A Three-in-One Farmhouse
Farmhouse with an Edge
New Plot, Old Story
Blue Ridge Contrast
A String of Barns
A Farmhouse Takes Wing
Barn with a Past and Future
A Farm Full of Projects
Pavilions in the Pasture
Farmhouse as Fun House
The Ranch House Revisited
Farmhouse Gumbo
Barn Red and Edgy
Shades of Shaker
Architects and Designers