|About the Book|
Tomorrows House is here today. This book proves that there is no need to dream of industrial miracles in some remote future. All blueprints for essential new materials, designs, gadgets, machines, lighting fixtures exist now. They will be availableMoreTomorrows House is here today. This book proves that there is no need to dream of industrial miracles in some remote future. All blueprints for essential new materials, designs, gadgets, machines, lighting fixtures exist now. They will be available as soon as civilian production is again in full swing. In other words, you can plan your new home now.How to plan, how to achieve the house that looks right, that lives right, and that costs right for your income, is the information you will find in Tomorrows House.The authors are top experts in the field of modern housing. As editors of Architectural Forum, the most authoritative magazine in its field, they have worked closely with every major architect in the county, and have been in constant touch with all phases of industrial design and equipment for home building. Tomorrows House is the result of their own long experience, their own practical testing of the best in modern home building, and the many articles they have written on the subject. Using the same technique in this comprehensive volume, they illustrate their text with many drawings as well as 96 pages of detailed photographs.Tomorrows House takes you step by step through every room of your dream home, from the radiant heating under the floors (for those who are tired of cellar furnaces), to the roof that keeps out the heat during summer months and keeps it in during the winter.Do you want a living room with a wall that can be slid out the way in the summer? You can have it.Would you like to use ramps instead of stairs?Would you like a lighting arrangement that gives you intense or soft illumination in the same room?Would you like, for once, to have a comfortable, easy-to-get-at storage space for bridge tables, roller skates, and a baby carriage?Such questions, as well as more practical ones - like how to plan for fuel-saving maximum sunlight, economical plumbing, time-and-servant-saving kitchens, etc. - are all answered in this book.Tomorrows House is a complete guide to the home-builder. It is equally invaluable to the home-owner interested in remodeling rather than rebuilding.