I live in the southwest, and my favorite building type here is ADOBE. Adobe, Spanish for mudbrick. Adobe bricks are easy to make, and easy to construct with. They are durable, yet biodegradable. As a structure, they are largely fireproof and water resistant, offer excellent thermal efficiency and low sound transmission levels. There are so…Read More
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Tucson Museum of Art’s Historic Block, a tour!
Hello from sunny Tucson! Our family has officially been Tucsonians for two years, and what a busy busy two years it has been. I have been working part time as an architectural historian, and spend a good deal of time exploring the city with my sassy silly twins. After almost two and a half years,…Read More
Your favorite Building Hugger lives! Nothing like life getting away from you… but I am headed back to Europe with renewed energy after the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s PastForward 2014 conference in Savannah, Georgia. The Savannah College of Art and Design and Historic Savannah Foundation partnered with the National Trust to bring us a great…Read More