Editor and professional architect Don Metz is a partner in the architectureal firm of Metz and Thornton. He started his career in the energy-efficient house design business in 1972 with his award-winning Winston House. He was the consultant for the book The Underground House Book by fellow Storey author Stu Campbell. Don also wrote Superhouse and edited Storey's New Compact House Designs, and edited The Compact House Book. Metz has also written two novels, Catamount Bridge and King of the Mountain. He lives with his wife in Lyme, New Hampshire.Metz, Don is the author of 'New Compact House Designs 27 Award-Winning Plans 1,250 Square Feet or Less' with ISBN 9780882666662 and ISBN 0882666665.