Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Sharpening (Hardcover)
Here are creative, city-tested solutions to meeting the challenges of metro living. In "The New City Home, " Leslie Plummer Clagett provides you with design ideas for a wide variety of urban living spaces -- from lofts to apartments to townhouses. Throughout the book, Clagett looks at a variety of specific examples that show ingenuity and practicality. For example, youll learn how a New York brownstone was restored to its original condition while its interior was opened up for a refreshingly modern feel. Youll discover how to make the most of limited space, bring in light and views, reduce noise, maintain privacy, and live in a building with historic-landmark status. Whether youre already at home in the metropolis or contemplating a move there, "The New City Home" will help you create your personal space in an impersonal place. "The New City Home" features: 25 of the most well-planned and appealing urban spaces in the United States and Canada innovative ideas for creating a comfortable, well-crafted city homeHouses that represent a broad range of metro building types and the full spectrum of homeowner type (single young people, married couples, empty nesters) design solutions that can be applied to many multi-residential situations, not just major metros.