Hideaways

Hideaways

Cabins, Huts, and Tree House Escapes

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Presents an overview of cabins, huts, tree houses, and other small dwellings and spaces in many countries.

Holtzbrinck
Every adult can recall the serene kind of safety they felt in their childhood "special place"-a platform in a backyard tree, a secret corner of a garden, or a well-hidden fort in the woods. Hideaways demonstrates how adults recreate those hidden retreats in the form of fishing cabins, garden huts, weekend studios, and other intimately-designed spaces where the owners are often more "at home" than they are at home. Sometimes completely spontaneous, sometimes planned to a purpose, these personal architectures offer a fantastic range of building styles - but each is clearly driven by the urge to create a place where one can be utterly relaxed.

Sonya Faure presents over 200 fabulous, fanciful, and freeform models - as well as more practical, but never quite conventional designs, each meant to inspire: from a place where Huck Finn would hide out to highly designed small houses by Le Corbusier. There are vacation retreats in exotic locations on three continents, and backyard kingdoms to be visited-all in one book.

Illustrated with photographs of nearly 200 retreats, this book explains how the stress of daily life and the quest for privacy have rendered hideaways so popular with grownup city-dwellers, architects, and designers who just need a little space.


Blackwell North Amer
Every adult can recall the unrestrained freedom they felt in their special childhood hideaway - a platform in the backyard tree, a blanket "tent" forming a secret world under the kitchen table, or a fort in the woods. Hideaways demonstrates how adults recreate these retreats in the form of fishing cabins, garden huts, weekend studios, and other intimately designed spaces where the owner is often more "at home" than they are at home. Sometimes spontaneous, sometimes planned to a purpose, these personalized buildings offer a fantastic range of styles, each driven by the desire to create a place where one can truly relax.
A comprehensive list of useful names and addresses is included in this book, making it ideal for anyone planning to create their own retreat as well as those looking for a unique holiday break, whether that means hitting the road in a gypsy caravan or getting away from it all in a lakeside cabin.

Publisher: Paris : Flammarion, c2004
ISBN: 9782080304513
2080304518
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm

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