Shedworking is an inspirational illustrated handbook which no shedowner will want to be without. The book features shedworkers and shedbuilders from around the world who are leading the alternative workplace revolution, and looks at why shedworking is a greener way of working, improves work-life balance and accelerates your productivity. It is inspired by the author's Shedworking website which has been internationally acclaimed for the groundbreaking scale of its architectural coverage, featuring many previously unpublished images of garden offices and shedlike atmospheres, offices on roofs, sheds inside 'traditional' offices and on wheels, as well as cutting edge Le Corbusier designed models for the back garden, all-glass shed offices and buildings 'built' using living trees. Along the way it offers a whistle-stop tour of famous sheds from Pliny the Younger's summerhouse and the composing retreats of nineteenth century composers Grieg and Mahler to award-winning twenty-first century fantasy writer Neil Gaiman's gazebo. In short, Shedworking offers a manifesto for those wanting to change their working lives for the better and go to work in the garden. To watch a video for an introduction to shedworking click here"target=_blank">here To watch a video for showing famous shedworking click here"target=_blank">here
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You're unlikely to find pots and compost in these sheds, but for home-workers looking for a superior quality of life and dreaming of an ideal working space, these sheds are something to drool over. ( Bookseller)
I love this illustrated book of workplace sheds and shedbuilders around the world. I want one. ( Bookseller)
Shedworking's author, Alex Johnson, has cabin fever: he's positively messianic about sheddy virtues. ( Independent)
Even if you've never dreamed of having your own little idyll at the bottom of your garden, the gorgeous pictures in this book will change your mind (and give you a chance to snoop round a few sheds of note). Be inspired, change your working life and head for the shed. ( Waterstone's Books Quarterly)
A book to inspire all proto-cabin dwellers. ( Lady)
It will soon become evident, when you flick through 'Shedworking' by Alex Johnson, that the strimmer is going to have to find itself somewhere else to live. ( Scotsman)
All in all, a fascinating read! ( Westmorland Gazette)
If you are considering relocating to the bottom of the garden, Shedworking will help you decide. ( English Garden)
If you work from home, why not branch out into the garden to see if 'shedworking' works for you! ( Scottish Sunday Mail)
A great coffee-table book containing a plethora of absorbing pictures of ecologically-friendly, hi-tech and downright bizarre-looking garden offices. ( Caravan Club Magazine)
This handsome and comprehensively illustrated books sings the praises of working in a small space. ( Reforesting Scotland)
Full of tempting photos and ideas for people planning such a move. ( Independent)
Alex Johnson runs the successful and unique shedworking site www.shedworking.co.uk which has been acclaimed by online and traditional media across the world. He works as a freelance journalist for the Independent's online site and as an editorial consultant for several national charities. A co-organiser of the annual National Shed Week and judge of the Shed of the Year competition, he lives in St Albans and has had a garden office for five years.
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