Mary Ann's Tropical Building Page
Links to Related Sites
We built a complex of three homes on a Caribbean island.
Below are some web resources that we have found helpful:
- Sunset Homes, contractor
- Berryvale Software
has linked to our site. They are
a US distributor of
the software tool we use to design the
buildings at Beachshack.
- Vince Cate of Anguilla Offshore Information Services has created
a web page
with links to Solar and alternative energy websites.
- Michael Kerschner of
Quantum International Corporation knows a lot about
Toll Free USA (888) 854-8543
- Dade County Building Code.
In the tropics, you always need to worry about
hurricanes. Here is the web site for the Dade County Florida building code
Their site is huge and includes lists of hurricane
approved products in many categories.
- Here is a US Government survey of South American hardwoods, listing the scientific name
for each wood,
plus all the local names and what it is useful for. Once you have it loaded (450K),
you can use your browser's Find function to search for wood
by name. If you find it useful, you can save it on your hard drive using the File-SaveAs
function, then Open and Bookmark it locally.
- The International Palm Society.
The recommended books have moved to a
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Beach Shack Contact:
Mary Ann Green
Anguilla, Eastern Caribbean
Bellamare Villa, Anguilla
Azu Villa, St Barts
Bellamare Villa: www.bellamare.ai
Azu Villa: www.azuvilla.com