“The Curve Appeal: A Photo Book of Arched Ceilings
Looking for a good design or idea to incorporate into your home? Well, take a look below and see different types of ceilings from groin vaults, dome ceilings, barrel vaults, cove ceilings and archways. Get ideas and see what works best where.”
Cliff, a long-time reader and frequent contributor from NZ, sent this tip to me. The same basic building process could be used to make roof trusses and other structural components and buildings such as free standing domes. Source: The Rainbow Bridge
The Revolution Takes Us Home
This incredible site is a seemingly endless blog of amazing house photos. It’s similar to the tiny cabin site we featured a while back.
“the house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.” – Gaston Bachelard
Source: The revolution takes us home
TV producer and Internet-video personality Kirsten Dirksen invites us on her journey into the tiny homes of people searching for simplicity, self-sufficiency, minimalism and happiness by creating shelter in caves, converted garages, trailers, tool sheds, river boats and former pigeon coops.
Your home’s entry and entryway are the first things people see when they enter your home, and so it’s important for these areas to be inviting and attractive. To help design this area, imagine yourself visiting your home. What is your first impression? Is it one of warm, welcoming colors? Is there a place to … Read more
“The Barefoot Architect, in its evolution, came out a stunner. Not only in looks, but also in both usefulness and practicality in today’s world. We didn’t anticipate the timing, but the green movement matured as this book was being produced and it’s a perfect intersection. At a glance, the book may appear to be about … Read more