If you are going to build a house find the nicest spot… WRONG! “Buildings must always be built on those parts of the land which are in the worst condition, not the best”, Christopher Alexander. These wooden homes, called DiaoJiaoLou, are built on stilts above the poorest land.
Don’t damage your land: Pattern 104
Choosing where to build your home will have an impact on you, the house and your land.
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