“Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter” – Lloyd Kahn, Homework Hand Built Shelter Building on the enormous success of the original Shelter, Lloyd Kahn. Lloyd Kahn’s book, Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter, proves there’s no perspiration without inspiration when it comes to building a unique home. Home Work has ratings and 31 reviews. Trane said: Home Work is the followup to Shelter, Lloyd Kahn’s influential guide to alternative living and.

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But the book was even worse than that, since I’d hardly call anything in here easy. May 19, James Moes rated it liked it Shelves: Oct 11, Nathan Titus rated it liked it Shelves: Athena waiting for lunch. However, throughout the rest of the house, the ceilings are low, I love low ceilings, especially on a cold rainy day with a fire in the woodstove.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There is a whole section on re-purposed vehicles and the cob houses are so hobbitish. There’s There’s a fairly popular Ted talk hanvbuilt ” life is easy; why do we make it hard?

In the center of the house stands a foot plus octagonal bedroom. What is so very evident is that their jomework is a work of love and dedication to their lifestyle and reflects the values they have built their life around.

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In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Our lives have been clearly connected to Lloyd in a number of ways. February, Belton, TX Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some! The Return of White Sonoran Wheat. If you dream of building your own home, or you just like unusual and inspiring buildings, Home Work is about as entertaining a companion as you can find.

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Living Without A Car. I wrote this piece basically to say thank you to Lloyd for years of inspiration, laughter and good work. Timber-frame structures, classic barns, old ranches, riverside homes and other houses from Utah to Nova Scotia all are represented, just to shetler a few. Enjoyed this article immensely…occurred to me toward the end that felt like I was sitting here reading a whelter. Packed with 1, photos and illustrations of dwellings, domes, houses and huts from all points around the globe, this remarkable page book is about the eclectic materials used to make these homes and the eccentric dreamers and doers that built them.


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Finally clay plastered the wall behind the stove. Thank you for that!

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Without a doubt, it was that article that gave birth to the modern movement of building straw bale houses. Thank you for sharing your experiences…. This book fuels my back to the land fantasies. Wednesday, December 19, at 7: Kera – Dreadnaught Darling says: Great for anyone interested in hand built architecture.

Here’s what I don’t like about the book: Saturday, May 4, at 9: May 17, Jessica rated it liked it.

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I love this book. In between Shelter and his recent books, he also published a series of very successful fitness books.

Furthermore, many of these houses are off the grid and rely on solar power, composting toilets, etc.