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Mud House Design 2014 Competition

Sunday, August 10th, 2014:

Reinventing the African Mud Hut Together Nka Foundation invites entries for Mud House Design 2014, an international architecture competition open to recent graduates and students of architecture, design and others from around the world who think earth architecture can be beautiful. The challenge is to design a single-family unit of about 30 x 40 feet […]  Read more from > Mud House Design 2014 Competition

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

Porches, Arbors and Trellises

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013:

Pinterest does it again. This site never ceases to amaze. Pinterest is so good that I have to be careful not to spend too much time there or other things won’t get done. They seem to have endless high quality images of every imaginable topic, although as mentioned previously there’s no convenient way to search […]  Read more from > Porches, Arbors and Trellises