AuthorsLive: 'Downsize: Living Large In a Small House' by Sheri Koones

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Greenwich Library
Flinn Gallery

Event Details

Best-selling author and Greenwich resident Sheri Koones will talk about her newest book Downsize: Living Large in a Small House, which shows how small houses can be comfortable, practical, energy-efficient, and beautiful.

The small houses—all 2,000 square feet or less—presented in Downsize are all owned by people who have made a conscious decision to downsize from a larger home to a smaller home—or who just decided to build small in the first place. Some of the houses are new (site-built or prefab), others are remodels. Presented as case studies, the featured homes showcase a variety of styles and locations; all boast numerous green features and space-efficiency strategies that can be applied to any small home.

Discover how scaling back and simplifying where you live opens up a world where the demands of maintenance are lower, accessibility and convenience are enhanced, energy efficiency is elevated, and monthly bills are greatly reduced—all without sacrificing a well-built, beautiful home.

Books will be available for sale and signing through Diane's Books.

Sheri Koones is a bestselling author and expert on small houses, energy efficiency, and prefabrication. She won the prestigious Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Award from NAREE in 2008, 2011, 2013, and 2017. Koones is also a journalist and speaker. whose previous books include:
Prefabulous
Prefabulous Small Houses
Prefabulous + Sustainable
Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid 
Prefabulous World

Be sure to check out her many interesting and insightful columns on home design and real estate on FORBES.COM.

Greenwich Time
featured Koones and her new book in their October 29 edition HERE.  

For additional reading on designing for small spaces, check out our staff list of recommended books HERE and put one on hold today! 


Event Type(s): Author Visit, Book Discussion
Age Group(s): All Ages, Adults, Young Adult
Presenter: Sheri Koones
Michele Martin
(203) 625-6533

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