Originally published in 1911 as the fourth edition of the Ye Planry Building Company Inc.'s catalog of bungalow plans, this reproduction serves as an informative resource for today's architects, homebuilders, and homeowners. This edition features 102 detailed, hand-drawn "pencil sketches" of floor plans alongside renderings and/or photographs of completed homes that are typical of the early Arts & Crafts Bungalow style.
Each house plan, originally available from the company for $10 and complete with detailed lumber lists and specifications, is accompanied by a description of the building materials and finishes used for porches, mantels, chimneys, fixtures, and flooring and ceilings throughout. In addition, the informative foreword by E.B. Rust, the company's secretary, offers a detailed explanation of the defining features of a bungalow home and describes, with interior photography, many considerations for interior design. This is an ideal book for those looking to custom build a home today, for as the foreword states, "The bungalow is as practical as any type of home, in any locality, provided it is properly designed and built."