MTV Meets SunRay Kelley

Here’s a film of master natural builder SunRay Kelleys homestead in Washington, as shown on MTV’s Extreme Cribs series. MTVs sound track sucks in  my opinion, seems like they’re trying too hard to be hip and peppy, but it’s a chance to meet SunRay’s daughter Kumara and see a bunch of his wild buildings. SunRay was featured in Builders of the Pacific Coast.

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:

3 Responses to MTV Meets SunRay Kelley

  1. This is the first MTV Cribs that didn't make me say "GOLD FAUCETS!! THOSE FREAKING RICH POP STARS!!! ARGHHH…" Thanks for posting this! I would have watched it no matter what the music was…good to see Sun Ray's work…would have like to see him walking around with Kumara talking about it all.

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