Design & Construction Books

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. At Home: A Short History of Private Life
    1. At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson Published: October 4, 2011 Score: 19.9
  2. Domino: The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-Room Guide to Creating a Home That Makes You Happy
    2. Domino: The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-Room Guide to Creating a Home That Makes You Happy by Deborah Needleman, Sara Ruffin Costello and Dara Caponigro Published: October 14, 2008 Score: 4.76
  3. Remodeling A Basement Revised Edition (Taunton's Build Like a Pro)
    3. Remodeling A Basement Revised Edition (Taunton's Build Like a Pro) by Roger German Published: January 5, 2010 Score: 1.75
  4. Designing Your Perfect House
    4. Designing Your Perfect House by William J. Hirsch Jr. AIA Published: November 10, 2011 Score: 1.63
  5. The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live
    5. The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live by Sarah Susanka and Kira Obolensky Published: April 1, 2001 Score: 1.2
  6. Compact Cabins: Simple Living in 1000 Square Feet or Less; 62 Plans for Camps, Cottages, Lake Houses, and Other Getaways
    6. Compact Cabins: Simple Living in 1000 Square Feet or Less; 62 Plans for Camps, Cottages, Lake Houses, and Other Getaways by Gerald Rowan Published: February 5, 2010 Score: 1.17
  7. What Your Contractor Can't Tell You: The Essential Guide to Building and Renovating
    7. What Your Contractor Can't Tell You: The Essential Guide to Building and Renovating by Amy Johnston Published: January 1, 2008 Score: 1.12
  8. Building Construction Illustrated
    8. Building Construction Illustrated by Frank Ching Published: March 3, 2008 Score: 0.99
  9. Get Your House Right: Architectural Elements to Use & Avoid
    9. Get Your House Right: Architectural Elements to Use & Avoid by Marianne Cusato, Ben Pentreath, Richard Sammons and Leon Krier Published: August 2, 2011 Score: 0.9
  10. Graphic Guide to Frame Construction: Details for Builders and Designers
    10. Graphic Guide to Frame Construction: Details for Builders and Designers by Rob Thallon Published: October 1, 2000 Score: 0.66
  11. Green from the Ground Up: Sustainable, Healthy, and Energy-Efficient Home Construction (Builder's Guide)
    11. Green from the Ground Up: Sustainable, Healthy, and Energy-Efficient Home Construction (Builder's Guide) by David Johnston and Scott Gibson Published: April 1, 2008 Score: 0.6
  12. Creating the Not So Big House: Insights and Ideas for the New American Home
    12. Creating the Not So Big House: Insights and Ideas for the New American Home by Sarah Susanka and Grey Crawford Published: February 1, 2002 Score: 0.58
  13. The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction
    13. The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction by Andy Rae Published: October 15, 2001 Score: 0.58
  14. Creating a New Old House: Yesterday's Character for Today's Home (American Institute Architects)
    14. Creating a New Old House: Yesterday's Character for Today's Home (American Institute Architects) by Russell Versaci and Erik Kvalsvik Published: January 1, 2007 Score: 0.55
  15. A Carpenter's Life as Told by Houses
    15. A Carpenter's Life as Told by Houses by Larry Haun and Kevin Ireton Published: September 13, 2011 Score: 0.45
  16. Concrete Countertops: Design, Form, and Finishes for the New Kitchen and Bath
    16. Concrete Countertops: Design, Form, and Finishes for the New Kitchen and Bath by Fu-Tung Cheng and Eric Olsen Published: April 15, 2002 Score: 0.44
  17. Drywall: Professional Techniques for Great Results
    17. Drywall: Professional Techniques for Great Results by Myron R. Ferguson Published: January 1, 2008 Score: 0.41
  18. Treehouses of the World
    18. Treehouses of the World by Pete Nelson and Radek Kurzaj Published: November 1, 2004 Score: 0.38
  19. Apartment Therapy: The Eight-Step Home Cure
    19. Apartment Therapy: The Eight-Step Home Cure by Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan Published: March 28, 2006 Score: 0.37
  20. Earth-Sheltered Houses: How to Build an Affordable... (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series)
    20. Earth-Sheltered Houses: How to Build an Affordable... (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series) by Robert L. Roy Published: March 1, 2006 Score: 0.33
  21. The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage: The Real Goods Solar Living Book
    21. The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage: The Real Goods Solar Living Book by Ianto Evans, Michael G. Smith, Linda Smiley and Deanne Bednar Published: June 1, 2002 Score: 0.29
  22. Shelves Cabinets & Bookcases
    22. Shelves Cabinets & Bookcases by Fine Woodworking and Fine Homebuilding Published: October 14, 2008 Score: 0.28
  23. Not So Big Remodeling: Tailoring Your Home for the Way You Really Live
    23. Not So Big Remodeling: Tailoring Your Home for the Way You Really Live by Sarah Susanka and Marc Vassallo Published: March 10, 2009 Score: 0.27
  24. Prefabulous + Sustainable: Building and Customizing an Affordable, Energy-Efficient Home
    24. Prefabulous + Sustainable: Building and Customizing an Affordable, Energy-Efficient Home by Sheri Koones and Robert Redford Published: April 1, 2010 Score: 0.26
  25. Staying Put: Remodel Your House to Get the Home You Want
    25. Staying Put: Remodel Your House to Get the Home You Want by Duo Dickinson Published: November 15, 2011 Score: 0.24

See also:

  1. Home Design Books
  2. Energy Efficient Home Design Books
  3. House Plans Books
  4. French Literature
  5. Cat Care Books
  6. Christian Science Fiction & Fantasy Books
  7. History of Serbia Books
  8. Norman Bethune Biographies
  9. Science Fiction Adventure Books
  10. Children's Medieval Fiction Books
  11. Vertebrate Paleontology
  12. Pharmacodynamics
  13. Books on Travelogues
  14. Law Practice Research Books
  15. Asian Literature