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Master builder Louie Frazier's Japanese-style pole house in Northern California, reachable on a 500" cable across a river / Ian MacLeod's handbuilt stone house in South Africa, where baboons jump on the roof at night / Ma Page's bottle house in the Nevada desert / artist Michael Kahn's semi-subterranean sculptural ivillage in Arizona / Bill and Athena Steen's strawbale houses / Ianto Evans' cob houses in Oregon / the Archlibre group of countercultural builders in the French Pyrenees / BillCoperthwaite's spectacular 3-story yurt in the Maine woods / Bill Castle's finely-crafted log home and sauna in the NY Appalachians / a commune in the Tennesee mountains / the "Flying Concrete" brothers in Mexico and their far-out sculptural structures / Barns in California, Washington, and Connecticut / Photo-essays of Lloyd Kahn's trips to Nevada, the Mississippi Delta, Costa Rica, Nova Scotia, and Baja California / Photos of buildings all over the world by photographers Yoshio Komatsu and Kevin Kelly + more, lots more. . .I get excited just listing these things! -LK

PS SHELTER, it turns out , had a major influence on builders, and included are buildings our 1973 book inspired, so this is truly a sequel.
Publisher: Bolinas, Calif. : Shelter Publications : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Publishers Group West, [2004]
Copyright Date: ♭2004
ISBN: 9780936070339
0936070331
Branch Call Number: 690.837 K1223H 2004
Characteristics: ix, 245 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm

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wonojo Jun 27, 2014

this book is awesome!!!

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