By M. Caren Connolly

The common-or-garden cottage deals a spot of calming retreat and the chance to precise a proud experience of individuality. during this undying photographic treasury, the authors shine mild on 3 captivating features that unify all cottages: a connection to nature, an in detail scaled layout, and using in the neighborhood made fabrics. They discover 24 fabulous American examples of all types-permanent houses and weekend getaways in rural, suburban, and concrete destinations, new cottages and remodels-discussing web site making plans, vernacular development fabrics, roof pitches, window sizes, inside layout, and backyard kinds. Emphasizing present and destiny developments, «Cottage» is a storybook fable come alive.

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Cottage elevations are about many design elements—windows, proportion, color, texture, function, and shape—all working together to make a pleasing mix. From the exterior the windows of this cottage are unified by the consistent trim and the masterful, often symmetrical window placement. Whether small vignettes or extra-large casements masquerading as doublehungs, the windows look toward the great view. All these different windows are brought together by their uniform molding size to make a comfortable elevation and a cozy design.

But the high elevation and fresh, forest breezes still make it seem a world away. Privacy is a key component of cottage living, and sometimes the best way to achieve privacy is to hide a cottage in plain sight. -ft. cottage, Bauer Askew Architects borrowed prevalent features of local tobacco barns and corncribs—gable ends, exposed structure, red paint, and cedar board-and-batten siding. Through the screen of deciduous trees, the two-story cottage appears from the front to be just another small, onestory farm structure.

Tall people use the upper towels, and smaller people the lower ones. The towel wall is an efficient and decorative use of space Ğ Good cottage design simplifies life for the cottage dwellers. Easily accessed extra storage is provided under the stair, discreetly camouflaged behind an angled-top beaded-board door. ToYour Health à 35 ß MONTEAGLE, TENNESSEE à Hiding in Plain Sight J Ğ Tucked into a hollow, the cottage looks like a small, one-story building from the road but opens up to long woodland views from the private deck on the side.

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