Ed Mazria’s Keynote at AIA 2014 National Convention I encourage you to watch this 20 min speech if you are thinking about building. ‘Design! Life Depends on It’ Ed Mazria’s keynote at the AIA National Convention 2014 from Architecture 2030 on Vimeo.

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Green Home Design Provides FREE workshop on Energy Efficient Design & Remodel Join us June 19 at the Port of Hood River 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

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by Patrick Sughrue I hitch-hiked to the Haight in 68. Food for the asking at Hara Krishna, a place to crash not far away I learned that simplicity is the way. Built a cabin on the back of my old truck, a flat-head 6 to make it run “Be Here Now” is my book of …

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A vardo (also waggon, living waggon, van, and caravan) is a traditional horse-drawn wagon used by British Romani people as their home.[1] Possessing a chimney, it is commonly thought of as being highly decorated, intricately carved, brightly painted, and even gilded. The British Romani tradition of the vardo is seen as a high cultural point …

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In the last 100 years of building we have learned that in order to make a building seriously High Performance (energy efficient) it takes four element. 1-Enough insulation for the climate (usually quite a bit more than code requires) 2-The building needs to be relatively air tight (1 to-2 ACH@50) 3-There needs to be minimal …

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Post Frame Construction is the new name for Pole Barns. Pole Barns I mean Post Frame buildings are a great product to cover farm machinery. they were never designed to be a shop for a serious craftsman. The Pros: They are inexpensive They are fairly quick to put up. The Cons: They need to have …

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