7.2 Amish community values

7.2 Amish community values

7.2.USA-1-detail-a Highlights Relevant to Sustainable Design: Build a community of trust. Here are three examples of rosette hex details. The rosettes are painted two to three feet in diameter on the sides of barns in very vivid colors, and they are intended to deter...
7.3 Windmills and deciduous trees and on Amish farms

7.3 Windmills and deciduous trees and on Amish farms

7.3.USA-1-detail-b windmills and deciduous trees Highlights Relevant to Sustainable Design: We can rethink power production. Since the Amish are off the utility gird, they typically use windmills to generate the power to pump water from their wells. Years after...
7.7 Fake shutters don’t need shutter dogs

7.7 Fake shutters don’t need shutter dogs

7.7.USA-2-detial-c Highlights Relevant to Sustainable Design: We can rethink operable shutters. Old houses are often loaded with design innovations that come to life on close inspection. These are “shutter dogs” in the upper right, where the metal part above the pivot...