The Hex-A Frame
Hi. My name is John Canivan and I'm the designer and builder of the doll
house you see above. It took about three months to construct and
was completed in 1992, though its conception took a bit longer. It's a model
of a solar home I'd like to build out there in the "real world" some day.
My father was a builder and I've been working in residential construction
for much of my life. My first full-sized hexagonal house was completed in December 1972
in Peru NY and building houses of my own design is still one of my dreams. More about that later.
But first I'd like to share some of my more memorable...unconventional and maybe a little crazy...
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During the past 25 years I've become increasingly interested in solar housing industry. Is solar practical? I think it can be
and I'll be writing about that in these pages during the next few weeks. And I'd love
to hear your thoughts so please E-mail me.
American Solar Energy Society
Buckminster Fuller Institute
ISES - International Solar Energy Society
Solar Energy and Your Home FAQ
Solstice Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology
Environmental organisation working to sensitize the population of
Mauricie area to integral waste management.
Lots of information on composting and activities around hazardous domestic waste etc.
visit my wife Pat's homepage
This site and all its photos and written content © Copyright 1998 John and Patricia Canivan
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