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Post & Beam Dreams

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Author: Lisa Glennon, Holly Ostrander, Tony Hanslin

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing

Post and beam construction has captured the imagination of people from all corners of the world for hundreds of years. Now, in nearly 400 color images and 16 sample floor plans, would-be home builders can explore the many finer points of post and beam construction. From connecting with nature through the warmth of wood to combining nostalgia for historic buildings with modern day construction to adapting to suit a variety of architectural styles, this is modern day post and beam building at its best. This home building guide offers countless home design and construction ideas for several architectural styles: barn homes, carriage houses, classic farmhouses, cottages, bungalows, coastal retreats, and mountain homes. Each chapter offers a detailed look at a particular style and explains how to pair post and beam construction with other design elements including the floor plan, exterior façade, and interior décor to achieve the desired look. This is a necessary guide for anyone dreaming, planning, or building a customized home.

ISBN: 978-0-7643-3793-2


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