Dwell gets funky

Dwell, the magazine of mostly architectish soullessness, has come up with “…a map of resources across the United States for salvaged materials. Whether you’re looking for 200-year-old barn beams from Georgia or resurrected steel panels from the Pacific Northwest, we bet there’s a stockpile of goods in your neck of the woods. Let us know the place in the comments, and we’ll add it to the map!”


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 Dwell gets funky

  1. See. Dwell ain't all bad.

    I posted my favorite salvage site – Demxx Deconstruction – near Coombs BC on Vancouver Island.

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