Atomic Ranch: Design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Homes by Michelle Gringeri-Brown

By Michelle Gringeri-Brown

Atomic Ranch is an in-depth exploration of post-World battle II residential structure in the USA. Mid-century ranches (1946-1970) diversity from the decidedly glossy gable-roofed Joseph Eichler tracts within the San Francisco Bay region and butterfly wing homes in Palm Springs, Florida, to the unassuming brick or stucco L-shaped ranches and split-levels so universal in the course of the United States.

Authors Michelle Gringeri-Brown and Jim Brown, founders and publishers of the preferred quarterly Atomic Ranch journal, extol the virtues of the tract, split-level, rambler domestic and its many precise features: inner most entrance facades, open ground plans, secluded bed room wings, partitions of glass, and an easy-living way of life. From up to date houses with high-end Italian kitchens, terrazzo flooring, and sleek furnishings to reasonable house owner renovations with eclectic thrift-store furniture, Atomic Ranch offers twenty-five houses showcasing inspiring examples of classy residing via attractive colour pictures, together with earlier than and after photographs, design-tip sidebars, and a radical source index.

Atomic Ranch finds:

Hallmarks of the ranch style

Inspiring unique ranch homes

Ranch residence differences and makeovers

Preservation of mid-century neighborhoods

Adding character to a ranch domestic

Yards and landscaping

Plus, a invaluable source part and index!

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