By rethinking layout or period features, converting redundant space or expanding up, down or out, readers can make the most of basements, cellars, attics, and garages to suit their own lifestyle and needs, maximizing the practicality and comfort of a home. Converted has all the practical information needed, from dealing with budgets and schedules to tackling legal issues, as well as ideas and inspiration for making the most of the available space. With separate chapters looking at different types of conversion and individual case studies showing various schemes in practice, Converted opens up a whole new world of possibilities. There’s always room for improvement.
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Elizabeth Wilhide is the author and co-author of many acclaimed books on design and interiors. Her books include William Morris: Decor and Design, The Mackintosh Style, The Flooring Book and Lighting, and as contributing editor Terence Conran on Design, The Essential House Book and Easy Living. She lives in east London with her husband, an architect, and their two children.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7229402