Builders of the Paciic Coast Sneak Previews

Here are some early rough layouts of our forthcoming book. I’ll try to post some every week or two. Book should be out by June. For more previews, go to our website.

Tim Biggins’ island home

Dean Ellis’ steel-framed house overlooking the sea

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

One Response to Builders of the Paciic Coast Sneak Previews

  1. We just cannot wait, my whole family homeschooled kids included! We were just remarking about how could we wait for another book to come and went and looked and wow! it's in the works. I love that! Fun to read your blog, especially loved by Papa Toby and 13 year old son Layne.

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