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Title:
Taunton's kidspace idea book
Author:
Jordan, Wendy Adler, 1946-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
168 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Originally published in hardcover in 2001.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781561586172

9781561586318
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This planning book provides practical design ideas for creating family spaces that function for both kids and adults -- from lofts and secret hideaways to high-tech homework centers and colorful bathrooms. Through comprehensive color photos, floor plans, and instructions, this inspiring manual is suitable for do-it-yourselfers, remodelers, and parents looking for ideas to present to architects and contractors.


Author Notes

Wendy A. Jordan is senior contributing editor of Professional Remodeler and former editor of Remodeling.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 3
Chapter 1 Houses Made for Childrenp. 4
So What Are the Trends?p. 6
Planning for What You Wantp. 11
Great Family Areasp. 14
Look for Overlooked Spacep. 17
The Great Backyardp. 21
About This Bookp. 23
Chapter 2 Bedrooms and Bathsp. 24
Beginning with the Nurseryp. 28
Rooms for Toddlersp. 32
Rooms for Grade Schoolersp. 38
Almost Teenagersp. 54
The Teenager's Roomp. 62
Bathrooms for Kidsp. 70
A Place for Everythingp. 78
Chapter 3 Places Built Just for Kidsp. 86
Suitesp. 88
Playroomsp. 94
Hideawaysp. 104
Places to Do Homeworkp. 112
Special-Activity Roomsp. 117
Chapter 4 Rooms for the Whole Familyp. 122
Family Roomsp. 126
Kitchens and Eating Areasp. 133
Stowing Gearp. 140
Chapter 5 Playing Outsidep. 146
Basic Play Areasp. 148
Playhousesp. 152
Tree Housesp. 160
Resourcesp. 168
Creditsp. 169