If you or anyone you know in America has had work done to their home, you've heard (or told) at least one story about an incompetent contractor. It seems every county in this country has people who should not be calling themselves carpenters. My proposed solution for people who are unable to build to code, is to start them off with less demanding forms of infrastructure. Specifically, Swiss cat ladders.
"Arcatecture - Swiss Cat Ladders" is a book by designer Brigitte Schuster, who documents and explains "these fantastic devices," which go way beyond simple ladders, found in the city of Bern.
"This lovingly designed book is aimed at people who are curious about ideas of culture and home, cat lovers and cat ladder designers.
"It shows simple wooden planks and scaffolding-like structures, spiral staircases and zigzag structures.
"It serves for finding inspiration for personal projects and reflects a world in which cats and people approach each other on their own paths."
The 320-page book can be ordered, for worldwide delivery, here.