SPACES Website and Letter of Support

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SPACES, a website that aims to document and archive art environments around the world has created a page on their website devoted to The Last Resort. The director of spaces, Jo Farb Hernández also pledged support for The Last Resort in a letter the Marin County Board of Supervisors. See the letter here.

Le Grand Pissour

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Jim Edelhauser & Cecile Lelievre have put together a short film documenting Le Grand Pissour. Watch it here.

David Lee Hoffman CCTV (China Central Television) Segment

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This beautiful short film on David Lee Hoffman was cut from a CCTV series. See it here.

Producer/Director: Weimin Zhang
Cinematographer: Pedro Gomez; Andrew Marson
Sound: Aubrey Moody
Editor: Andrew Marson

 

Planeta Twenergy Feature

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The website Planeta Twenergy features examples of sustainable design from around the planet. Correspondent Susana Pinar visited The Last Resort and put together a great short film documenting life at The Last Resort. See it here.

Letter of Support from Sim Van der Ryn

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Sim Van der Ryn, an acknowledged leader in sustainable architecture pledged his support for The Last Resort in a letter to the Marin County Board of Supervisors. See the full letter here.

Marin TV Program “Seriously Now” segment on THE LAST RESORT

“Seriously Now”, a Marin TV Program, “show-casing local news, events and the panoramic beauty of Marin County”, has a segment on THE LAST RESORT.

Watch here.

Rick Raznikov writes about THE LAST RESORT

Rick Raznikov has written an article about THE LAST RESORT on his blog.

http://lookingglass.blog.co.uk/2012/08/15/his-life-s-work-14516995/

NBC News Segment on The Last Resort

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Joe Rosato Jr. of NBC News has written an article and aired a segment on NBC News

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/How-the-Law-Caught-Up-With-a-Marin-County-Visionary-162008795.html

Marin Independent Journal Editorial in support of The Last Resort

WE HOPE Marin Supervisor Steve Kinsey can find a way to resolve Lagunitas artisan David Lee Hoffman’s county permit problems.

Hoffman’s backyard creations are supposed to be models of sustainability. His efforts also have created run-ins with county enforcement officials.

Kinsey hopes he can work with Hoffman and county staff to come up with a compromise where the 68-year-old Hoffman can bring his creations up to county codes and reduce his numerous fines “to a more manageable amount.” An administrative law judge has ordered Hoffman to pay $226,000 in county fines and to tear down the 30 or so structures he built as models of sustainable living. The judge threw the book at Hoffman. [Read more…]

Business Insider article on The Last Resort

 Mandi Woodruff from Business Insider has written an article about The Last Resort

http://www.businessinsider.com/tour-david-hoffmans-sustainable-home-before-its-demolished-2012-7?op=1#ixzz298mRctYp