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Cordwood Masonry and the Earth Friendly Home

Posted on: April 5th, 2018 No Comments

By Rob Roy. On Saturday, May 12, 2018 AARCH will kick off its summer tour season with “Cordwood Building School and Private House Tour”.  We’ll be lead by cordwood masonry experts Rob and Jaki Roy, founders of the Earthwood Building School in West Chazy.  Rob has graciously shared with us the first chapter to his newly-released book, Essential Cordwood Building, as a primer to this special outing.  For more information on the upcoming tour, how to get a discount on Rob’s new book, and cordwood masonry, keep reading! What Is Cordwood Masonry? Cordwood masonry (sometimes called stackwall construction in Canada) >> More


The Making of a Preservationist

Posted on: December 8th, 2014 No Comments

By Steven Engelhart. As the executive director of Adirondack Architectural Heritage and a contributing writer to The AARCHER, I’ll write about a lot of things closely connected to our work – preservation success stories and failures, interesting people that I meet along the way, my views on various regional preservation issues, the stories that historic places tell us, and highlight some of the educational events that we offer during the year. But you’ll also find me writing about other things, unrelated to my work, because I’m curious about practically everything that goes on here. I might muse about what makes >> More