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April 3, 2011
These blogs around houses are excepts from a book that Taunton Press will publish this fall. Hope you read the book and let me know what you think of it.…
March 20, 2011
Is there anything good we can say about the LEED program?
March 8, 2011
Sometimes we get it right and build like nature does. The Quonset hut is a good example of this.
February 21, 2011
Manufactured houses can be delivered by a truck, arrive on it's own wheels, or set by a crane.
January 29, 2011
Is building with the dirt we stand on not a green thing to do?
January 6, 2011
Before World War II, pre-cut houses were inexpensive and commonly built throughout our country.
December 13, 2010
The dugout may have been the best type of housing for western prairie dwellers living in sub-zero temperatures and howling winds.
December 3, 2010
Veteran carpenter Larry Haun continues his popular autobiographical series touching on the history -- and the possible future -- of houses in America, and the way we live in them.
November 4, 2010
Straw bale house construction is undergoing a revival in our country. There seem to be many reasons for this. First, the basic building material, dry straw left over from harvesting…
October 12, 2010
“We did not think of the great open plains, the beautiful rolling hills and winding streams with tangled growth as wild. Only to the white man was nature a wilderness,…
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