Six Alternative Building Methods For a Custom Home – Log, Post and Beam, Ram Earth, ICF, and Tire

By Otis Bradley

Do you live in a “typical” American home? Or do you want something different.

Looking at alternative ways to build your home? Most homes – over 90% – according to a recent NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) are stick built – meaning out of 2 x 4’s. As a custom home builder, I never build anything that resembles the “standard.”

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ICF Insulated Concrete Form House – Ojai

by Otis Bradley

Have you seen this stuff ?  Like Lego blocks – stack em up and fill em with concrete.  What you get is a house that is super insulated – super strong – resistant to insects, fires and extremely quiet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 And a beautiful house like this one we are currently building in Ojai, California.