Coming March 19th, 2024 An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is a smaller housing unit built on the same lot as a primary dwelling (also known as an Additional or Auxiliary Dwelling Unit)—think granny flat, in-law unit, laneway house). It has an arrangement for sleeping, cooking, and lavatory. The uses are myriad—for family members, guest spaces, […]
by Sheri Koones The mass shift away from expensive urban living has resulted in people searching for smaller, more affordable homes. Bigger Than Tiny, Smaller Than Average includes 26 examples of small-house options around the country, including ADUs (accessory dwelling units). Each house includes a floor plan and a listing of green and energy-efficient features. […]
by Sheri Koones Coming April 18th 2023 Smaller houses with quality amenities are trending. Koones’s latest features a variety of prefab homes from small to large, luxurious to modest, and includes modular, structural insulated panels, panelized, and kit built. The houses are from a range of locations across the United States and Canada. Prefabricated housing […]
So pleased with the turnouts so far at my talks around the Metropolitan area.
Downsize: Living Large in a Small Houseby Sheri Koones No matter whether you call it downsizing or rightsizing, the trend toward living in a small home is here to stay. In Downsize: Living Large in a Small House (Taunton Press, October 29, 2019, $34.95), best-selling author Sheri Koones presents 33 exceptional houses that show how […]
Visited Dwell show with my friend photographer Art Gray and enjoyed meeting up with several of the people I have been writing about for years.
The Huffington Post The Sheridan Press May 4th 2013 The Wall Street Journal – May 3rd 2013 The Seattle Times April 26, 2013 Natural Vitality Living U-T San Diego November 25th 2012 Chicago Tribune – Nov. 15th 2012 AOL Gallery – Nov. 15th 2012 AOL Real Estate USA Weekend (August 22nd, 2010) Natural Home Magazine […]
Prefab home construction has arrived. The benefits of buildings a prefab home (they are better built, use resources more efficiently, and are healthier to live in) apply just as well to vacation homes as they do to primary residences. Prefabulous Small Houses explores the beauty, variety, design, and environmentally positive benefits of prefab construction through […]
Having the opportunity to hear Diane Keaton speak at the 92 Y was a thrill. She is an original and an amazing women. She is witty, interesting and so creative. Although she speaks of her flaws – I believe she is the only one who sees them. She is still absolutely beautiful. I highly recommend […]
Paula J. Freedman, who tagged me, had her first novel published by Amulet Books in October 2013. “My Basmati Bat Mitzvah” is a middle-grade novel about Tara Feinstein, a 12-year-old New Yorker navigating aspects of her own identity and heritage. On the day of the release of my most recent book – I’m delighted to […]