The New Small House
Synopsis: In her book The New Small House (The Taunton Press, 2015), architect Katie Hutchison identifies 10 key small-house design strategies and then profiles a number of homes that illustrate some or all of those strategies. This excerpt from that book includes four of those homes: a house on Cape Cod that includes a collection of outbuildings connected by a series of boardwalks and decks; a renovated cottage on an island in Maine; a compound in Sonoma, Calif., with a front house that the owners use as an office and a back house that is their residence; and a renovated house in Rockport Village, Maine, with a mostly white exterior and interior.
Rhode Island architect Katie Hutchison’s forthcoming book The New Small House (The Taunton Press) is full of inspiring homes from across the country. Here we’re featuring four projects from its pages. Katie has created icons for identifying 10 key small-house…