Housing Reclaimed: Sustainable Homes for Next to Nothing

Front Cover
New Society Publishers, Oct 18, 2013 - Architecture - 193 pages
0 Reviews
How to build community, reduce waste and create affordable, unique homes
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Handbuilt Homes
1
All in the Family
3
A Brief History of Housing Finance
23
Nodebt Newlywed Dream Home
31
The Economics of Reclaimed Houses
49
The Art of a Home
63
Building Basics
83
Institutionalizing Reuse
91
Building Hope
119
Filling in Urban Centers
137
Reclaiming the Inner City
141
Salvaging Smart Cities
155
Conclusion
163
Notes
165
Resources
169
Index
187

A Tall Order in Texas
93
Making Deconstruction the Standard Model
113
About the Author
193
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2013)

Jessica Kellner: is Editor-in-Chief of Natural Home magazine (www.NaturalHomeMagazine.com) and a passionate advocate of using architectural salvage to create high-impact, low-cost, health-conscious housing. She writes and speaks about practical, easy and inexpensive solutions for healthier and more environmentally sound homes and lifestyles, with an emphasis on the values of recycling and using reclaimed materials. Inspired by common sense ways to achieve the good life, Jessica loves living and working in the overlap between modern technology and ancient wisdom.

Bibliographic information