Architect and author Sarah Susanka offers tips on home remodeling and the home design process. Susanka’s home design process tips can help you get what you want out of a remodeling project or new home design.
Small Houses Can Save You Money
Architect Sarah Susanka's small house concept from her "Not So Big House" series seems like a really good idea. Small houses may become more popular as the economy declines. A small house can actually save you money.
How Do You Find A Good Architect?
Finding a good architect doesn't have to be hard. You can find a good architect on the Internet or by asking around your own neighborhood. Once you find some architects you like there are a couple things to consider before you hire. Architect Sarah Susanka offers advice.
Sarah Susanka: Sustainable Architecture
Architect Sarah Susanka describes sustainable architecture. To achieve sustainable architecture people should live their values including following their passions and choosing sustainability.
In The Moment
Architect Sarah Susanka talks about living in the moment to be happy. She says living in the moment means more than buying a bigger car or bigger house. Learn about how living in the moment can lead to a not so big, but happy life.
Home Design Process
How long does the home design process take? Architect Sarah Susanka describes the home design process and how long it can take. Susanka says not to rush the home design process to meet a deadline.
Inspiration For Not So Big House
Architect Sarah Susanka talks about her inspiration for the Not So Big House concept. Susanka says she gleaned inspiration from living in an affluent Los Angeles suburb as a child. She also finds inspiration in making space work in a Not So Big House. Learn about Sarah Susanka's inspiration for the Not So Big House here.
Sarah Susanka: How To Prepare To Meet An Architect
Watch this video to find out how to prepare to meet an architect. Sarah Susanka, architect and author of the Not So Big House, tells you how to prepare. Susanka says you can prepare by looking at books and magazines and getting a sense of what you like in a home and why. How can you prepare to meet an architect?
Home Improvement Professionals
Find home improvement professionals on notsobighouse.com. Architect Sarah Susanka's Web site is one place you can find home improvement professionals. The home improvement professionals on notsobighouse.com like to do beautiful work.
Architect Sarah Susanka described manufactured or prefab housing. Manufactured housing is built in a controlled environment by craftspeople. A manufactured home may be of higher quality than a home built on site.
Learn about kitchen design from architect Sarah Susanka. Kitchens are becoming the hearth of the home. When you design your kitchen you want to consider cooking and your family's proportions. Your kitchen design should fit your family.