Jay Shafer's DIY Book of Backyard Sheds & Tiny Houses
The handsome little buildings inside Jay Shafer's DIY Book of Backyard Sheds & Tiny Houses are filled with interesting and practical details including real doors, windows, and skylights. With extra design attention to energy and space efficiency, these tiny houses can help you on the road to a sustainable world!
Ranging in size from 100 to 120 square feet, these tiny backyard buildings can be used as guest cottages, art or writing studios, home offices, craft workshops, vacation retreats, or full-time residences—the choice is yours!
Jay Shafer's DIY Book of Backyard Sheds & Tiny Houses is packed with photos, elevation drawings, and door/window schedules and an extensive how-to set of instructions that can be applied to any backyard building project.
This book is the revised edition of Tumbleweed DIY Book of Backyard Sheds and Tiny Houses and contains many new photos of buildings designed by the author.
A designer specializing in sustainable architecture and urban planning, Jay Shafer is internationally recognized as an expert in small living. He has lectured extensively on these subjects for such venues as the Eco-Dwelling program at New College, the Boston Architectural Center, and the University of Iowa's School of Art and Art History.
Small buildings from the author have been featured on CNN, Oprah, Fine Homebuilding, and This Old House.