Portland Spaces: Handbook

Slice of Life

The knife is the often-looked but truly most-important tool in a chef's (or home cook's) arsenal. Learn how to differentiate between different types, and what these types are good for.

05/27/2010 By Jon Hart

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Dynamic Downspouts

How to direct your rainwater into your own home and keep it own of the city's pipes, where, on particularly rainy days, it could do the lower Willamette River some damage.

05/27/2010 By Jon Hart

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Belles of the Backyard

Raising your own chickens is an easy way to avoid heading to the store every time you need a new carton of eggs. But not only is having your own coop more convenient (and cheaper), you are also avoiding the potential moral and health repercussions of fact

05/27/2010 By Jon Hart

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Backyard Baths

Outdoor bathing may sound like a childish or even risque behavior, but it can prove not only sustainable, but stimulating, sensory, and even sensuous to boot. Learn how to construct your own outdoor bathtub with this introductory guide.

05/27/2010 By Jon Hart