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21st Century Sod House


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When James Addison built a sod home for his family in 1910, he thought it would last for a few years until he could build a ‘real’ house. 

Season 1, Episode 11 - 2007 - 29 minutes. Includes additional interviews and material.

Today, his daughter Edith Gardiner, who has lived in the house on and off her entire life, still finds it a comfortable home.  In our new century, hungry for energy efficiency, there are things to be learned from a 100 year old sod house.

EDIFICE & US is a documentary series that explores the relationships between architecture, people and our cultural heritage.

NAC Item Number: D0016

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