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Lloyd Kahn's Tiny Homes on the Move (Shelter Publications) chronicles 21st-century nomads — people who inhabit homes that are compact and mobile, either on wheels or in the water. Kahn's fascinating book explores modern travelers who live in vans, pickup trucks, buses, trailers, sailboats, and houseboats that combine the comforts of home with the convenience of being able to pick up and go at any time. The stories and descriptions of these moveable sanctuaries will be valuable and inspirational for anyone thinking outside the box about shelter.

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Shelter is many things - a visually dynamic, oversized compendium of organic architecture past and present. A how-to book includes over 1,250 illustrations: and a whole Earth Catalog-type sourcebook for living in harmony with the earth by using every conceivable material.

Synopsis:

Shelter is many things - a visually dynamic, oversized compendium of organic architecture past and present; a how-to book that includes over 1,250 illustrations; and a Whole Earth Catalog-type sourcebook for living in harmony with the earth by using every conceivable material. First published in 1973, Shelter remains a source of inspiration and invention. Including the nuts-and-bolts aspects of building, the book covers such topics as dwellings from Iron Age huts to Bedouin tents to Togo's tin-and-thatch houses; nomadic shelters from tipis to "housecars"; and domes, dome cities, sod iglus, and even treehouses.

The authors recount personal stories about alternative dwellings that illustrate sensible solutions to problems associated with using materials found in the environment - with fascinating, often surprising results.

Synopsis:

First published in 1973, this classic counterculture book on organic design and architecture includes over 1,250 illustrations and a "Whole Earth Catalog"-type sourcebook for living in harmony with the earth by using every conceivable material. 66 color photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780936070117
Editor:
Kahn, Lloyd
Editor:
Easton, Bob
Editor:
Kahn, Lloyd; Easton, Bob
Editor:
Kahn, Lloyd
Editor:
Easton, Bob
Author:
Easton, Bob
Author:
Kahn, Lloyd
Other:
Shelter Publications
Publisher:
Shelter Publications
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Design & Drafting
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Vernacular architecture
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Residential
Subject:
Design, Drafting, Drawing & Presentation
Subject:
Buildings - Residential
Subject:
Architecture, domestic
Subject:
Architecture-Houses
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
66 color photos, 1,000 BandW photos, 250
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
14.5 x 11 in 32 oz

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Product details 176 pages Shelter Publications - English 9780936070117 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Shelter is many things - a visually dynamic, oversized compendium of organic architecture past and present; a how-to book that includes over 1,250 illustrations; and a Whole Earth Catalog-type sourcebook for living in harmony with the earth by using every conceivable material. First published in 1973, Shelter remains a source of inspiration and invention. Including the nuts-and-bolts aspects of building, the book covers such topics as dwellings from Iron Age huts to Bedouin tents to Togo's tin-and-thatch houses; nomadic shelters from tipis to "housecars"; and domes, dome cities, sod iglus, and even treehouses.

The authors recount personal stories about alternative dwellings that illustrate sensible solutions to problems associated with using materials found in the environment - with fascinating, often surprising results.

"Synopsis" by , First published in 1973, this classic counterculture book on organic design and architecture includes over 1,250 illustrations and a "Whole Earth Catalog"-type sourcebook for living in harmony with the earth by using every conceivable material. 66 color photos.
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