"A handsome and practical source of inspiration for designing, building or remodeling." There are thousands of new styles and components in house construction. Homeowners enjoy an unprecedented number of options thanks to the availability of products originating in other modes of architecture. While these are certainly exciting, such a wide variety brings challenging choices at every step in project management. 200 Outstanding House Ideas is packed with ideas for creating the dream house. Illustrated with more than 750 color photographs and over 200 floor plans, the book is rich with examples of houses and their interiors constructed and finished with a great range of traditional and innovative materials. The houses have been chosen from a pool of the world's most interesting residential architecture. Together, they create a valuable catalog of exciting designs. Conventional, contemporary, even otherworldly in their character, these houses are stimulating examples of residential architecture. Each house is presented over several double-page spreads that feature descriptive text, numerous color photographs and house plans, plus details on location, architect and date of construction. A directory of architects and designers, complete with websites, rounds out this comprehensive and real-life resource. 200 Outstanding House Ideas is a practical resource for those planning to build or remodel a house. For those who enjoy architecture and design, it is an ideal choice for browsing.