The Small Adobe House

“Introducing the traditional ins and outs of each architectural element—roofs and ceilings, doors, windows, floors, walls, and portals–The Small Adobe House is both an introduction to adobe structures and an idea book for people who want to remodel a classic … Continue reading →

Rina Swentzell’s Adobe House

Yesterday’s blog post showed an adobe home photographed by Bill Steen, one of the prominent straw bale building pioneers (co-author of The Straw Bale House). I thought readers might enjoy learning more about this beautiful home in New Mexico. Kent … Continue reading →

Adobe… A Timeless Solution

“The building of homes with adobe is a centuries-old tradition in the state of New Mexico, long preceding the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores. The indigenous peoples of New Mexico had used earth for their dwellings for centuries, and the … Continue reading →