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1299 XHouse4 on the way upstairs

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect  (modern blog) — Jul 21, 2016 01:08 AM
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Here we go upstairs in the XHouse4. When you get to the first landing look back towards the living room kitchen dining and and the front study. The powder room is there under the stair. A bench for pulling your shoes off just to the other side. Ok, now [...]

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Beat the heat in the big city

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 21, 2016 01:08 AM
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Every city has its secret and not so secret spots where you can cool down with [...]

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KODA prefab brings factory quality and modern design to tiny living

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 21, 2016 01:08 AM
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This Estonian design tries to address the problems of [...]

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0857 L House entry foyer

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect  (modern blog) — Jul 20, 2016 01:07 AM
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Here is a look at the front entry hall of the L House. It not unusual for a traditional house to have the stair right there in the front entry hall. This was traditionally a matter of efficiency and practicality. The stair has to go somewhere, so it [...]

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Beat the heat: How design can keep you cool

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 20, 2016 01:07 AM
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Before air conditioning, architects and designers did their best to maximize shade and [...]

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New York City to get a thousand new open gangway subway cars

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 20, 2016 01:07 AM
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19th century transport tech meets 21st century [...]

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Just what we needed dept: Yet another Net Zero standard.

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 20, 2016 01:07 AM
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Architecture 2030 and the Rocky Mountain Institute introduce the Zero Net Carbon standard. [...]

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0738 Palo Alto at the kitchen table

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect  (modern blog) — Jul 19, 2016 01:07 AM
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We've been touring all around the Palo Alto house, we've been out front, in the back yard, in the living room, so its time to take a break at the kitchen table. The kitchen table, so often the hub of family life, here in the Palo Alto house its also [...]

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What is Vision Zero? It’s about a complete change of mindset

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 19, 2016 01:07 AM
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You can't legislate against stupidity or human frailty. You have to fix the underlying problems and [...]

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Republican Party goes after Theodore Roosevelt's legacy

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 19, 2016 01:07 AM
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Party platform calls for giving up federal control of lands, preserves and [...]

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