Reinventing the Place We Park

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
An illustrated homage to the garage features more than 200 color photographs of more than 50 garages, offering suggestions to improve the style and efficiency of these spaces.

Book News
There's little parking available in these garages: Obolensky's collection of well-heeled buildings have been converted to elegant living quarters or elaborate studio spaces. A brief history precedes the design ideas, but the latter dominate, with lots of color photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Ingram Publishing Services
Anyone who thinks the garage is simply a place to park the car will never think that again after a look at this book. Garage takes a look at the last, undiscovered frontier of home design... the most versatile room not in the house. The book explores many uses for this ubiquitous space -- from studio, library, and museum to soundstage, playroom, and greenhouse. Garage takes this space seriously, after all.
-- Includes more than 200 color photographs of over 50 garages.
-- Shows how to create a garage "room" that meets one's needs for efficiency and style.
-- Provides options for using existing space and floor plans for new structures.
Taking a look at the last frontier of home design, this book explores the many uses for garage space, from studio, library, and museum to soundstage, playroom, and greenhouse. 225 color photos. 30 drawings.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press ; [Emeryville, CA] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2001
ISBN: 9781561583782
Characteristics: 202 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm


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