The following Bibliography contains sources that are relevant to the design and development of the Coval House or that had a particular impact on those who were involved in the development of the home.
- Alexander, Christopher. The Timeless Way of Building. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.
- Brand, Stewart. How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They’re Built. New York:
Viking Press, 1994.
- Brown, S. Azby. The Genius of Japanese Carpentry: An Account of a Temple’s Construction. Tokyo: Kondansha International, 1989.
- Cooper Marcus, Clare. House as a Mirror of Self: Exploring the Deeper meaning of Home. Berkeley, Conari Press, 1995.
- Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly. The Meaning of Things: Domestic Symbols and the Self. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1981.
- Fisher-Smith, Jordan. “Field Observations: An Interview with Wendell Berry” The Sun: A Magazine of Ideas. February, 1994: pp. 6-13.
- Gallagher, Winifred. The Power of Place: How Our Surroundings Shape Our Thoughts, Emotions, and Actions. New York: Poseidon Press, 1993.
- Gellatly, Judy. Mercer Island Heritage. Mercer Island: Mercer Island Historical Society, 1989.
- Hill, John Gordon. Dawn on the Island: A history of Mercer Island told by those who were there. (DVD) Mercer Island Historical Society, 2004.
- Hillman, James. “Anima Mundi” A Blue Fire. New York: Harper and Row, 1989.
- Johnston, Charles. The Creative Imperative. Berkeley: Celestial Arts, 1984.
- Jung, Carl. “The Tower” Memories, Dreams, Reflections. New York: Vintage Books, 1961. (p. 223-237)
- Kenkyujo, Tatsui Teien. Garden Views III: Water and Stream Gardens. Tokyo: Nippon Shuppan Hanbai, Inc., 1991.
- Kreisman, Lawrence. Made to Last: Historic Preservation in Seattle and King County. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999.
- Kreisman, Lawrence, and Glenn Mason. The Arts and Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest. Portland: Timber Press, 2007.
- Krenov, James. A Cabinetmaker’s Notebook. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1976.
- Krenov, James. The Fine Art of Cabinetmaking. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1977.
- Makinson, Randall. Green and Greene: Architecture as Fine Art. Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, 1977.
- Nakahara, Yasuo. Japanese Joinery: A Handbook for Joiners and Carpenters. Point Roberts: Cloudburst Press, 1983.
- Nakashima, George. The Soul of a Tree: A Woodworker’s Reflections. Tokyo: Kondansha International, 1981.
- Nii, Koichi., ed. The Complete Japanese Joinery. Point Roberts: Hartley and Marks, 1987.
- Norman, Donald A. The Psychology of Everyday Things. New York: Basic Books, 1988.
- Norman, Donald A. Emotional Design : Why We Love or Hate Everyday Things.
New York: Basic Books, 2004.
- Paul, Anthony and Yvonne Rees. The Garden Design Book. Topsfield, Salem House Publishers, 1988.
- Peled, Arie, and Hava Schwartz. “Exploring the Ideal Home in Psychotherapy: Two case Studies”. The Journal of Environmental Psychology. 19, 87-94.
- Petroski, Henry. The Evolution of Useful Things. New York: Vintage Books, 1992.
- Reed, David. The Art and Craft of Stonescaping. Asheville, Lark Books. 1988.
- Suzuki, Shunryu. Zen Mind, Beginners Mind. New York, Weatherhill, 1970.
- Tanizaki, Jun’ichiro. In Praise of Shadows. New Haven, Leete’s Island Books, 1977.
- Yanagi, Soetsu. The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty. Tokyo: Kondansha International, 1972.