Two Hundred Years of Research

We’re inveterate (one could say compulsive) readers. If it has to do with architecture and building, we’re interested—from ancient Roman texts to current blogs. And, as you can see, we’ve also written quite a bit ourselves.

Overview of Unity Homes Designs (pdf)

10 Step Guide to building your Unity Home (pdf)




How Buildings Learn – Stewart Brand

Supports – N.J. Habraken

The Structure of the Ordinary – N.J. Habraken

Conversations with Form – John Habraken, Andrés Mignucci, & Jonathan Teicher

Palladio’s Children – John Habraken

Montage Revisited – Charlotte Bundgaard

Residential Open Building – Stephen Kendall, Jonathan Teicher

Natural Capitalism – Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, L. Hunter Lovins

The Ten Books of Architecture – Marcus Vitruvius

The Four Books of Architecture -Andrea Palladio

A Pattern Language – Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa, & Murray Silverstein

The Timeless Way of Building – Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa, & Murray Silverstein

The Principles of Architecture – Michael Foster, ed.

The Passive Solar Energy Book – Edward Mazria

The Prefabricated Home -Colin Davies

The Builder’s Guide to Solar Construction
Rick Schwolsky and James Williams

The Natural Home – Frank Lloyd Wright

The Poetics of Space  – Gaston Bachelard

An Architecture of Complexity – Lucien Kroll

The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less – Barry Schwartz

The Architecture of Happiness – Alain de Botton