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Cube Architecture

Cube Architecture historic town of Sandwich

by Tyler  (modern blog) — May 30, 2017 01:06 AM
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Cube Architecture completed this project last year close to the centre of the historic town of Sandwich in Kent. I typically don’t like to show houses that are empty but the structure of this house is outstanding. I like that the exterior of the [...]

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Old is new again as HouseZero focuses on natural ventilation and light

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — May 30, 2017 01:06 AM
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It's That Seventies Show as "mass and glass" returns to green [...]

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dancing with architecture: van horn, texas, and carlsbad, cloudcroft, socorro, and luis lopez, nm

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — May 29, 2017 01:06 AM
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Over the past half year, we've had a couple sad trips to New Mexico after the death of the bride's mother shortly after Thanksgiving last year (which is when the photo above was taken in Marathon). We made a quick trip for the funeral in December and [...]

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Barry Berkus

Mid Century in Palm Springs by Barry Berkus

by Tyler  (modern blog) — May 28, 2017 01:06 AM
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Designed by Architect Barry Berkus, AIA in 1961, Park Imperial South in Palm Springs. The folded-plate roof with clerestory windows is the champion here. The roofline defines this home in a unique way. The terrazzo floors are another signature of mid [...]

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Modern compound

Modern Compound in Colorado

by Tyler  (modern blog) — May 27, 2017 01:07 AM
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This modern compound in Colorado is currently on the market. I guess I referred to it as a compound because the house is so expansive. The architecture has some elements that call to mid century design. I love the exposed beams that run across the [...]

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It's voting time in the Shed of the Year competition

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — May 27, 2017 01:07 AM
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We have a look at the [...]

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Lightweight prefab wood framing system goes together without nails

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — May 27, 2017 01:07 AM
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Forget about 3D printing houses; digital fabrication using sustainable materials is a much bigger [...]

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Eric Reguly on how self-driving cars will kill cities, not save them

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — May 27, 2017 01:07 AM
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And he is not alone in thinking [...]

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I so want this AXA Smart Bell for my bike

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — May 26, 2017 01:07 AM
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It sends a message from your bike to the radio of nearby cars. If [...]

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GM accused of cheating on emissions tests for big diesel engines

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — May 26, 2017 01:07 AM
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Defeat devices like those used by VW show up in big [...]

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