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Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter

Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter

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by Lloyd Kahn (Author)
  • Master builder Louie Frazier's Japanese-style pole house in Northern California, reachable on a 500-foot cable across a river 
  • Ian MacLeod's handbuilt stone house in South Africa, where baboons jump on the roof at night 
  • Ma Page's bottle house in the Nevada desert 
  • Artist Michael Kahn's semi-subterranean sculptural village in Arizona 
  • Bill and Athena Steen's strawbale houses 
  • Ianto Evans' cob houses in Oregon 
  • The Archlibre group of countercultural builders in the French Pyrenees 
  • Bill Coperthwaite's spectacular 3-story yurt in the Maine woods 
  • Bill Castle's finely-crafted log home and sauna in the NY Appalachians 
  • A commune in the Tennessee mountains 
  • The "Flying Concrete" brothers in Mexico and their far-out sculptural structures 
  • Barns in California, Washington, and Connecticut 
  • Photo-essays of Lloyd Kahn's trips to Nevada, the Mississippi Delta, Costa Rica, Nova Scotia, and Baja California 
  • Photos of buildings all over the world by photographers Yoshio Komatsu and Kevin Kelly + more, lots more.…

Shelter, it turns out, had a major influence on builders, and included are buildings our 1973 book inspired, so this is truly a sequel.

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ 0936070331
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Shelter Publications (April 20, 2004)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780936070339


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