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The Owner Built Homestead — Free Form Architecture

Saturday, March 29th, 2014:

“Ken Kern, author of The Owner-Built Home and The Owner-Built Homestead, is an amazing fellow and everyone interested in decentralist, back-to-the-land, rational living should know of his work. Back in 1948 he began collecting information on low-cost, simple and natural construction materials and techniques. He combed the world for ideas, tried them and started writing […]  Read more from > The Owner Built Homestead — Free Form Architecture

The Complete Guide to Alternative Home Building Materials & Methods

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014:

“In the United States alone, the annual construction of over one million new homes causes a very substantial drain on natural resources. Today, approximately 60 percent of the timber cut down in our country is used for building homes. Using alternative home building materials and creating a greener home are about creating better homes that […]  Read more from > The Complete Guide to Alternative Home Building Materials & Methods