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Home Extension Design

1st Edition

By Julian Owen

RIBA Publishing

192 pages

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Paperback: 9781859462485
pub: 2008-01-17
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Description

If you are thinking of improving your home but want the real story of how to be successful, this richly illustrated and completely up-to-date book is for you. It distils various practical information needed to run a project from dream to reality, highlighting the pitfalls along the way and suggesting ways to avoid them. Peppered with inspirational case studies and giving indications of costs and timescales, Home Extension Design demystifies both the building process and all the surrounding issues to do with design, sustainability, budgeting, planning, regulations and the use of building contracts.The comprehensive guidance includes chapters on making the best of what you've got, designing the changes to your home, types of house alteration projects (including extensions, loft conversions and basements), submitting applications to the local authority, and getting the building work done.

Table of Contents

Home Extension Design

About the Author

Julian Owen

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC000000
ARCHITECTURE / General