Making Shelter Simple: An Interview with Lloyd Kahn


8 Responses to “Making Shelter Simple: An Interview with Lloyd Kahn”

  1. PaulDavisTheFirst says:

    nice interview with one my life’s heroes. i too was upset when kahn declared domes smart but not wise, but eventually grew up  enough to get his point. well, i thought i did …

  2. Stefan Jones says:

    Another good book along these lines: “How Buildings Learn” by Stewart Brand. Brand had his own disenchantment with domes.

  3. Ito Kagehisa says:

    I wish more kids were involved in building physical things at age 12 these days.

  4. Down sizing ..for this to Work..that will include the culling of say ????? billions of beings that are alive today….not pleasant but true……but thats evoluton or should I say …….Death for YA

  5. hungryjoe says:

    My parents sent Kahn’s book “Shelter” to me for my birthday a few years ago.  They shipped it to my office, and the UPS guy brought the book to my cubicle.  Cubicle.



    But I can fix this.  And I am.

  6. Annie Siemer says:

    Someone gave me a copy of shelter way back in 1996 and it changed my life forever.  I had already been into Mother Earth news for years but Shelter changed everything.

  7. anansi133 says:

    I fell in love with domes at Burning Man, and I’m still convinced that for *that* environment, they make the most sense. But that environment isn’t supposed to make sense.

    For my scale model of the death star, nothing other than a geodesic dome will do. You want to live in something full time, that’s another story entirely.

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