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Asian Inspired Mid Century

Asian Inspired Mid Century in Seattle

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jun 24, 2016 01:09 AM
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This Asian inspired mid century house in Seattle is a stunner. Built in 1953 and design by Paul Hayden Kirk and refreshed by architect Tom Kundig. Right away I feel an Asian inspiration, the paper walls and the landscaping are just a couple of visual [...]

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1299 XHouse4 but before we go upstairs..

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect  (modern blog) — Jun 24, 2016 01:09 AM
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Before we go upstairs in the XHouse4 lets just look up - Whoa! From the bottom of the stair in the entry hall you can look way up to the attic floor. Ok, cool - just wanted you to see that. Lets go upstairs [...]

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Thermostats are getting smarter, but it is still a dumb answer to the problem of saving energy

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 24, 2016 01:09 AM
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Repeat after me: "Fabric [...]

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Waste of Energy Dept: The new extreme sport of vacuum cleaner climbing

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 24, 2016 01:09 AM
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On the other hand, these cordless vacuum cleaners really [...]

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More on what's wrong with shipping container architecture: Everything.

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 24, 2016 01:09 AM
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A kindergarten in Japan presents a new game: Find the shipping [...]

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0857 L House hiding in plain site

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect  (modern blog) — Jun 23, 2016 01:08 AM
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Yeah, sure the L House looks every bit the modern house out front, but your neighbors will never suspect the urban loft hiding there behind the suburban face. Hey - its your secret, we won't tell [...]

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Classon is "the world's most intelligent helmet." But is this what cyclists need?

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 23, 2016 01:08 AM
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Riding a bike should be, well, as easy as riding a bike. Why is everyone trying to make it so [...]

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Bright white LED street lights make you blue

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 23, 2016 01:08 AM
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The American Medical Association warns of the harmful human and environmental effects of high intensity street [...]

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Spiralling thrill ride proposed to help pay for Penn Station makeover

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 23, 2016 01:08 AM
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The designers call it "a kinetic monument for public use and [...]

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New study says using a standing desk doesn't burn calories

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 23, 2016 01:08 AM
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Just standing isn't enough; you gotta [...]

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