Description - The Adirondack Cabin by Robbin Obomsawin
Best-selling author and log home expert Robbin Obomsawin features the rustic and charming architecture of the Adirondack great camps of the Northeast in her newest book. Established during the early twentieth century by wealthy rail and oil barons such as the Vanderbilts and the Rockefellers, the Adirondack camps served as the preeminent playground for those who wanted to escape industrial city life and reconnect with nature. Today, these classic camps represent the best of rustic style. Beautiful interior and outdoor photography illustrate the landscape and camps, while Obomsawin's insightful text offers a history of Adirondack style and shows how it is interpreted into the great camps of today. Adirondack Cabins is ideal for builders, design professionals, and those who dream of building a mountain retreat of their own that reflects the unique style and feel of the region. Robbin Obomsawin is the construction manager and general contractor for Beaver Creek Log Homes. She combines more than twenty years of log-joinery experience with her knowledge of conventional construction methods, and has served as vice president of the International Log Builder's Association for Handcrafters. She is the author of Small Log Homes, Log Cabin Classics, and The Arts & Crafts Cabin. She resides in upstate New York. Nancie Battaglia, a freelance photographer, lives in Lake Placid, New York, and has been documenting Adirondack lifestyle, scenes, themes and sporting activities for more than twenty-five years. Her photography has been seen in publications such as Sports Illustrated, Ski, Newsweek, Boys Life, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, Adirondack Life, the New York Times, as well as in books and promotional materials for the Adirondack region.
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(255mm x 255mm x 18mm)
Gibbs M. Smith Inc
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