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dancing with architecture NY: the high line

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Sep 22, 2019 01:08 AM
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A side effect from walking around New York City is tree deprivation. After a few hours of wandering among the concrete, steel, and glass, we missed the calming rustle and respite from trees. There's Central Park, but it's (ahem) Central and corralled. As [...]

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dancing with architecture NY: Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Sep 16, 2019 01:09 AM
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Finished in 1959 after 16 years of design, permitting, and construction, Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim is one of his most iconic buildings. Famously, Wright designed the museum around an upwardly cork-screwing quarter-mile ramp that allows visitors to [...]

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graffiti walk Indianapolis

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Sep 09, 2019 01:08 AM
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Went on a bidness trip to Indianapolis (water water water) and had time one evening to ride a bikeshare around town and an hour before heading to the airport another day to scope out the street art. I stayed at a bed and breakfast near MassAve that had a [...]

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graffiti walk: NYC

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Aug 23, 2019 01:08 AM
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We stayed in a Japanese hotel in Hell's Kitchen near Times Square. There and the rest of downtown were relatively free of street art, but the Bowery delivered as did the Buskwick Collective in Brooklyn (and the fringes of Manhattan Island). [...]

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Ohio Plat House - new photos from Owner

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect  (modern blog) — Jul 12, 2019 01:08 AM
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Last summer we showed some surprise photos of a nearly complete 0242 Plat House built by a customer in Ohio. This summer we got more photos of the interior of the completed house, and its a sweet one. We've posted a whole bunch of these photos to this [...]

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Michigan XHouse2 construction this past winter

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect  (modern blog) — Jul 12, 2019 01:08 AM
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The Michigan XHouse2 previously published here has moved along to near completion. The Owner shared a snapshot this past spring, and I wanted to share that forward here. As always more photos of this house build are posted in its photo [...]

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the gr(a/e)y grrls

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jul 05, 2019 01:07 AM
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Why is there a correlation between having Gray/Grey as your surname and having fabulous design sense? There's the historical gobsmackery of Eileen Gray (architect, furniture designer), the minimal brilliance of Louise Gray (quilter), and the over-the-top [...]

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Have Clock, Will Travel

by Geoff Manaugh (noreply@blogger.com) from BLDGBLOG  (design blog) — Jun 29, 2019 01:08 AM
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[Image: From The Hunt For Red October, via Quora]. There’s a throwaway line in The Hunt For Red October where a submarine navigator jokes, “Give me a stopwatch and a map, and I’ll fly the Alps in a plane with no windows.” I was reminded of that [...]

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Cliff Burlew

The Gattman Residence by Cliff Burlew

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jun 02, 2019 01:08 AM
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The Gattman Residence by Cliff Burlew is currently on the market and is a site to behold. The house was built in 1959 located in Encino California. There is a nice juxtaposition to the appearance of the front and the back of the house. The front, a subtle [...]

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cloudcroft cabin concept

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — May 28, 2019 01:08 AM
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We've been making progress on the design of the cabin! The above is a nifty realization of the guiding concept, which is quite sweet! I say 'guiding concept' because the earthly realities of budget and gravity (see that cantilever way over yonder?) [...]

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