Recently Michael Katz was a guest on The NPR show, Morning Edition, where he discussed his controversial ideas on rural America and Broadband access. Rightly so the question of what to do with Rural America is becoming a legitimate hot button issue again. Over twenty years ago Frank and Deborah Popper began to call for their visionary “Buffalo … Read more Should We Kill the Country?
For those of you out there that like to use the digital world to help visualize your doodles and dreams, I thought I would mention Google’s freeware program “Sketch Up.” I have a Mac computer and find it hard sometimes to find good software for simple building design sketches, etc. I don’t need professional CAD … Read more Google Sketch Up
The Tulou are clan houses built in the Fujian province of South East China. It is believed that these structures were built as early as the 13th century, and many of them survive today at varying ages. Some are several hundred years old. I first heard of these structures from Earth Architecture’s website and they … Read more Can Old Housing Bring New Answers?