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Housing Ourselves

Creating Affordable, Sustainable Shelter

by Richard Burnham

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Published by McGraw-Hill Professional .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building construction & materials,
  • Houses, apartments, flats, etc,
  • Domestic,
  • Architecture,
  • Construction - General,
  • Design & Drafting,
  • Architecture / Domestic,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9248767M
    ISBN 100070092362
    ISBN 109780070092365
    OCLC/WorldCa39732909

    Charles Durrett is a principal at McCamant & Durrett in Nevada City, CA, a firm that specializes in affordable cohousing. He co-authored the groundbreaking Cohousing A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves with his wife and business partner, Kathryn McCamant. He also authored The Senior Cohousing Handbook: A Community Approach to Independent Living. Housing Ourselves: Creating Affordable, Sustainable Shelter. Author(s): Richard Burnham. ISBN: Order From Amazon (links will open in a new window) This timely book offers a practical and workable approach to building an affordable, sustainable, environmentally-sensitive house by having owners build it themselves. Richard Burnham.

    , English, Book, Illustrated, Government publication edition: Housing ourselves: the development of the First Fremantle Housing Collective / by members of the First Fremantle Housing Collective. First Fremantle Housing Collective.   The Stateway Gardens housing project on Chicago’s South Side, before it was torn down in When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission Author: Rion Amilcar Scott.

      A something artist from New York, Caroline Caldwell, coined the viral quote: In a society that profits from your self-doubt, liking yourself is a rebellious act. The reason it resonated with so many is that self-acceptance seems to be in short supply lately. Everywhere we look, society is telling us to change ourselves—do better, do more; be thinner, taller, stronger, . After seeing my parents never try to get a house due to fear of not qualifying and the fear of being turned down, I saw that they completely gave up hope and never made an attempt. After being raised in a mobile home, I wondered if there was a better way. I discovered when I bought my own home after graduating college and finishing a tour of duty in the United States Marines .


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