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Steve Amstutz, Twenty One Years of Timber Frame Design/Build

For Steve Amstutz, timber framing is not just a profession, it’s a passion. Steve started designing and building timber frame structures from his shop in the Adirondacks in 1989 and began teaching at Yestermorrow in 1994. He has since developed a wide portfolio of works in the Northeast: from modest, small scale timberframe structures to cavernous barns—the timber frame typology Steve enjoys most.

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Adam Schwartz: Helping Urban Farmers Create Value-Added Ventures

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director

At ECO City Farms, a 1.5 acre educational urban farm in the Capital Beltway in Maryland, Adam put a sea shipping container to new use by designing and building the FoodShed, an on-farm commercial kitchen for value-added production and a teaching kitchen for local food production.

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Overheard at The Tiny House Fair: Boats and Lunchtime Musings

For those of you who have devoted hours of your time pouring over design solutions for living in small spaces, you've probably discovered the treasure trove of clever furniture and space uses in the sea-bound world. I caught a couple of snippets of marine inspirations and aspirations at lunch today: 1. A university administrator and recent...

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