Category: Affordable Housing

Building Corten Castles – Part One

Greetings, readers! Recently, we began working with a client who is beginning the process that will lead him to building ISBU (Shipping Container) based affordable rental housing in the Deep South. During the course of the consulting conversations with him,…

Rack ’em – Stack ’em and SMILE.

There isn’t any reason WHY we can’t house those in need of shelter. Vets returning from war deserve to know that they’ll have a safe place to lay their heads. The Homeless need to know that they are safe. Displaced families need to know that they are safe. The solutions are there, staring back at us, begging to be implemented. WHY aren’t we answering the call?

We’re keeping you in Suspense!

Nothing says “Time at home” like being sick with “intestinal whatever”… I’m currently so dehydrated that the Gobi Desert is a waterpark, in comparison. So, while I’m sitting here feeling sorry for various parts of myself (I know, I know……

Dwell Magazine gives us the nod, again!

A while back, I got another call from Dwell Magazine. Dwell Magazine is an architecture magazine that is usually chock full of really cool projects. We’ve been mentioned before. We’ll be mentioned again. Why? Because we do cool stuff! Apparently,…

“A Home is a Home”… NOT.

Okay, between traveling and “breaking” trucks (I broke another one last night… Oy)… I’m up to my neck in alligators. So I’m going to reach into the mailbag and pull out another gem; So… fasten your safety belts,  extinguish all…

Parking Garage Palaces? What?

I recently received an email from a guy who buys up old industrial and warehouse districts, in Australia. He sent me an email and a “sample” photo of a single (standalone) house he saw and he wondered if we could…