Chronicles the construction of a 9k sq. ft. French Chateau using ICF styrofoam block in 4 stages.
Design a house to be built
in multiple stages...design a large
house, but build a small house as
the starting point. Design for
the expansion as your needs grow.
This book chronicles with many
photos and diagrams the 4 phase
construction project of a house
that grows from 1,800 -> 9,000 sq. ft.
Many tips on the lessons learned
and pitfalls to avoid.
Order from Amazon: isbn 1-58832-143-6
New York Times 2/17/05 page F-5:
"Stanley Mazor is one of the architects
of the information age, so it's not
suprising that when he turned his hand
to building a vacation house, his
approach would be inventive..."
He shares his lessons learned using
novel building materials, and building
a large house in 4 stages.