At least 20 Habitat affiliates are presently building low-cost houses
incorporating green concepts.
About eight years ago, homeowners Doris Harrell and her husband Doug Lyons scouted out a section of Atlanta with handsome but neglected Victorian-style houses
, and picked a three-bedroom charmer with four fireplaces, hardwood floors and 13-foot ceilings.
There wasn't much interest in these houses
The first consideration in building a passive solar house
is its orientation to the sun.
She assumes such racism flourishes in all Northern houses
, as in the passage I cited earlier in which she ruminates, "Mrs.
From Classical times, rich (and hence most independent) people built villas outside towns -- for instance there are big and very varied houses
outside the walls of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
After the committee expressed its preference for O'Brien, some in the House
leadership turned a simple process into a comedy of errors" AU's Lynn said.
a biography of James Hoban, architect of the White House
Today it houses
visiting MAK Center artists and architects, who get to experience the edgy side of LA first hand-when they're not showing off their artistic endeavors in the complex's garages.
And only 38 of those homes would meet current zoning requirements of one acre per house
, according to court documents.
Through their careful consideration of material and the details of the construction, Shim Sutcliffe have successfully integrated natural ground and built space in the design of this significant new steel house
remained overpriced, realtors unscrupulous, buyers frenzied, and I was no closer to escaping my one-bedroom.