Read more about the baronial brick manse that will replace the home demolished here:
- The Oakhurst House (Hope for Architecture blog)
- Hope for Architecture Twitter timeline
- Day Zero: brown is the new green (History Sidebar blog)
- The 1,000 Year House (History Sidebar blog)
The “1,000 Year House” nears completion. This 5,300 square-foot “sustainable” building has consumed more than 100,000 bricks, 124,000 pounds of concrete, and an unspecified number of tons of slate roofing shingles. All of the new building materials required energy to extract, process, and transport the raw materials: brick clay, slate, granite (lintels), and concrete.
And the clock is ticking: 999 years left and counting …