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The New American Dream: Living Well in Small Homes Hardcover – November 4, 2004
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This attractive, sensible book has particular resonance for MetHome readers... includes one of the most popular homes we've ever published. -- Metropolitan Home, September 2004
About the Author
James Gauer practices architecture in New York City, where small living spaces are inevitable. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Architectural Record, House Beautiful, House & Garden, Interior Design, and elsewhere.
Photographer Catherine Tighe's work has appeared in magazines such as Architectural Record, Dwell, Metropolitan Home, and Interior Design. Her recent books include House, Architecture Now, New American Cottage, New American Townhouse, and Loft.
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The only problem I had was I felt that most of the dwellings featured were second homes. I would like to have seen more primary residences.
extremely well articulated. It is so refreshing to be able enjoy a book on design that has a text worthy of its photographs.