Vernacular Architecture in Vermont – The Common Shed

Robert Van Vranken is one of the contributors to our forthcoming Tiny Homes on Wheels, and just sent us the link to this video. It’s wonderful!

“A meditation on the vernacular architecture of the common shed. Shot during the winter of 2014 in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. ”

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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 Vernacular Architecture in Vermont – The Common Shed

  1. El Gaucho says:

    What a great video, so soothing and peaceful. It reminds me of my few years living back there and wandering around the back roads, hiking through the woods, visiting sugar shacks.

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