The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live
Kira Obolensky (Author) Sarah Susanka (Author)
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DescriptionWhy are we drawn more to smaller, more personal spaces than to larger, more expansive ones? At parties, why do we spend more time in the kitchen and family rooms than we do in the formal living and dining rooms? What makes the sunny, intimate breakfast nook more inviting than the vaulted spaciousness of a cathedral-ceiling great room?
October 01, 1998
10.3 X 10.28 X 0.75 inches | 2.39 pounds
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About the Author
Kira Obolensky has written for print, film, and stage. She co-authored Sarah Susanka's national bestseller, The Not So Big House. Kira's book, Garage, was published in 2001. She has received a number of writing awards and fellowships, including the Kesselring Prize and a Guggenheim fellowship. She lives in Minneapolis.
Sarah Susanka is one of the leading residential architects in the United States. Her first book, The Not So Big House, topped best-seller charts in Home & Garden categories in its first year of publication. Susanka has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Charlie Rose Show, and NPR's Diane Rehm Show. She is a former principal and founding partner of Mulfinger, Susanka, Mahady & Partners, Inc., the firm chosen by LIFE magazine to design its 1999 Dream House.