“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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Want to Read saving…. Thanks so much for the article, but special thanks for all the great pictures.

Now I even want to build a yurt! Jan 06, Traveller rated it it was amazing Shelves: In its place stands a beautiful, handcrafted home, pieced together over many years from recycled and used materials.

Such beautiful photos of inspiring buildings it’s hard to finish before jumping out of your seat to start building your own natural home! Most of all, I love my family. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Saturday, December 15, at 8: Wednesday, December 19, at And consequently, we had never met his wife Lesley Creed. The examples that Kahn presents in this book are invariably made from recycled and natural materials and all are works of art in themselves. This home looks much like a lonely ship lost at sea.


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Our lives have been clearly connected to Lloyd in a number of ways. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. In that articled he told the story of houses built from baled straw and prairie grasses in the Sandhills of Nebraska during the early s.

I can picture a Canelo Quarterly. Inspiration for house designs in nontraditional forms.

Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter

I really enjoyed it! Just found a jew blog to follow! A book you can dip in and out of for inspiration. Oct 19, Jeff rated it it was amazing. Growing a Garden from Seed. I love this book.

Still, these buildings — with their makeshift corrugated metal roofs and worn, moldy wooden beams — include Spartan ornaments of creativity and inspiration such as sheter dormer windows, wrap-around porches, rounded shingles and filigree woodwork on porch posts. Fascinating like all of Lloyd Kahn’s books. Thank you for posting this.


And how about urban squats, etc.? Bought it on kindle and pleased with full color photos. Their house is truly a home.

Athena waiting for lunch. Full of original ideas.

Visiting Counter-Culture Icons, Lloyd Kahn and Lesley Creed

Furthermore, many of these houses are off the grid and rely on solar power, hanndbuilt toilets, etc. Open Preview See a Problem? Bill Coperthwaite’s personal twist on the yurt design. Monday, December 17, at 5: Oct 23, Jackie Harrison-jewell rated it liked it Shelves: It has helped me imagine the earthbag dome I am now constructing.

May 19, James Moes rated it liked it Shelves: Proudly powered by WordPress. Tuesday, October 28, at