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More on that plastic film that might replace your air conditioner

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Feb 22, 2017 01:06 AM
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Expert Allison Bailes weighs in and explains how it [...]

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Before air conditioning, people kept cool with vernacular architecture

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Feb 22, 2017 01:06 AM
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And now it is all [...]

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Presidents Day Survey: Who Is The Greenest President?

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Feb 21, 2017 01:06 AM
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The results are often [...]

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The Manual of the Dwelling: Lessons in living from Le Corbusier

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Feb 21, 2017 01:06 AM
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Well, he was young when he wrote [...]

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It's time to dump diesel

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Feb 21, 2017 01:06 AM
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The New York Times writes about how polluted the air is in London, and blames it on diesel and [...]

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Tropical Modernism

Tropical Modernism by Alfred Browning Parker

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Feb 20, 2017 01:06 AM
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Tropical Modernism is a safe way to describe this home built in 1968 by Alfred Browning Parker. “Woodsong” was built around the contour of a palm tress found on the property. There are three different buildings and a 90 foot lap pool that [...]

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Modern Dwelling

A Modern Dwelling by Ström Architects

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Feb 19, 2017 01:06 AM
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This Modern Dwelling by Ström Architects is so simple and clean. The footprints that this structure occupies is minimal and sits snugly in some amazing old growth. My favorite part of the house is the cantilevered part of the house that creates the [...]

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Passive House is not just for houses

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Feb 18, 2017 01:06 AM
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A quick look around Vienna shows that they can be any kind of building, from kindergartens to [...]

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Getting down and dirty about the hygiene hypothesis

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Feb 18, 2017 01:06 AM
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There are "old friends"- bugs that we need, and there are killer pathogens. So you still have to wash your [...]

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Five Tips for Designing a Garden

by admin from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Feb 18, 2017 01:06 AM
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  Best gardens are those that make people happy and comfortable. Great gardens look good, but they have to feel good too. The most ideal gardens are relaxing, easy to move through and not that hard to maintain. Paths and structures must be simple to [...]

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