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By Art Boericke, Barry Shapiro

This booklet is a photograph montage of the historical past of tinkering and construction with out regulations from codes, ideas, and with a freedom that's classically american at it's roots. this can be a nice investigate the vernacular structure that is cultivated by way of developers utilizing what they've got to be had. either Academically exciting and heartwarming.

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Earned! ONE OF THE high-water marks in twentieth-century craftsmanship is this group of buildings-the workshops, studio, and living quarters for an artist and his family. Everything has been done by the artist himself or by an occasional part-time apprentice.

This innovation not only adds a new function to the bathroom's mundane chores; it also makes its sporadic use for fun and bathing more economic too. A SERIES of doors and shuttered windows opening out to an endless view and river-fed breezes may give the exterior of this Colorado hexagon a somewhat calculated look; but craftsmanship and a lot of imagination sure keep things whirling once you're inside. PAUL AND GINNY SOLDNER: Three buildings and twenty years of experimenting have got things exactly right here.

U. U. earned! ONE OF THE high-water marks in twentieth-century craftsmanship is this group of buildings-the workshops, studio, and living quarters for an artist and his family. Everything has been done by the artist himself or by an occasional part-time apprentice.

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