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McMansion Hell website under attack by Zillow

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 28, 2017 01:06 AM
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It was funny, it was educational, and it is, at least for the moment, [...]

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Supercapacitors could be better than batteries or fuel cells for clean electric powered transit

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 28, 2017 01:06 AM
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They are already building them in [...]

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Study shows that electric cars could help kill the duck

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 28, 2017 01:06 AM
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BMW and PG&E;'s smart charging pilot shows that demand management can really flatten out the load [...]

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Quality Fencing and Landscape Solutions

by admin from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Jun 28, 2017 01:06 AM
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  If you are looking to have fencing installed, you need to find a supplier of quality materials that will stand the test of time. There are many different types of fencing you can choose from, and you need to make sure you use materials that will [...]

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MULTI ropeless elevator goes up, down and sideways

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 27, 2017 01:06 AM
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This could to a revolution in building design, but also change our [...]

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Your little iPhone has a 75 pound footprint

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 27, 2017 01:06 AM
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That's according to Brian Merchant's new book "The One [...]

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Rising from the ruins of war, Neues Museum in Berlin mixes old and new

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 27, 2017 01:06 AM
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David Chipperfield turned a pile of rubble into a masterpiece of renovation and [...]

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Maine Island Cabin

Maine Island Cabin

by Justin from The Modern Cabin  (modern blog) — Jun 26, 2017 01:06 AM
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From the architect: This three-season retreat house is situated on the outermost inhabited island in Maine. The island has no roads, stores, electricity, water service, year-round inhabitants or ferry service – no grid. The house can store enough [...]

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Pine Forest Cabin

Pine Forest Cabin

by Justin from The Modern Cabin  (modern blog) — Jun 26, 2017 01:06 AM
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From the architects: In order to meet the client’s budget goals, an efficient plan and cost effective selection of building materials reduced construction costs and led to the simple box design. The use of sheet materials both inside and out [...]

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Little House on the Ferry

by Justin from The Modern Cabin  (modern blog) — Jun 25, 2017 01:06 AM
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From the architects: Little House on the Ferry is a seasonal guesthouse comprised of three micro cabins connected by a web of outdoor decks on Vinalhaven, an island off the coast of Maine in Penobscot Bay. The design is respectful of the balance that [...]

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