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Lights! Music! Action!

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Sadly I still can't answer the $64,000 question: when are you moving in? I missed a very big window of good-weather opportunity to get the final trench dug and water service established, and now the winter storm season has returned with a vengeance we're [...]

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Inside

by Chris (noreply@blogger.com) from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Web Extra!

by Chris (noreply@blogger.com) from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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We've gotten a bunch of press inquiries from folks interested in doing a story about the house. Emily Ruane's Washington Spaces prefab article is the first to see the light of day - our first official press [...]

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Looking for ideas

by Chris (noreply@blogger.com) from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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I've got about 200 sf of 3"x6' bamboo floor boards left over and I'm brainstorming ideas for what to do. I am dream-sketching a treehouse for the boys and wonder how the bamboo would do outside. Anyone know? How bout as a rainscreen on a treehouse like [...]

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A Howling Wind

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Apparently, last night's storm saw hellish winds whip around The Minnie House, flipping massive pieces of Kynar steel up against the cyclone fence like a kid playing tiddlywinks. It was still wickedly windy today so I did my best to move the unused siding [...]

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Latest Three Dee

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Here are the latest 3D renditions, featuring accurate topography, a garage built into the front of the basement (is it doable? Don't know yet!), and 2' high basement windows. These images are taken from a fly-through 3D version of the house that I'm [...]

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Fetishizing the Object

by Chris (noreply@blogger.com) from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Here's Allison Arieff's take on MOMA's prefab exhibit, wondering as I did way back when why none of the people who are actually BUILDING prefabs are featured.And Morning Edition had a profile of prefab and the exhibit yesterday as [...]

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renovating

Renovations and Repairs Can Boost Our Economy and Environment

by Chris Keenan from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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In today’s economy, money is tight and foreclosures are rampant. This message isn’t reassuring to new home buyers. Frankly, all of us in home building should be paying attention. Anyone thinking about buying or building a new home needs to take a [...]

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A Very Special House Guest

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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Architect Rocio Romero relaxes in the vintage Eames 670 Lounge ChairLast Saturday The Minnie House was host to the LV Home's architect and inspiration, Rocio Romero, and her latest Open House tour. Around 100 LV Home enthusiasts visited the sparkling [...]

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Open House on September 10th

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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Rocio Romero will be holding an Open House here at The Minnie House on September 10th. You can see more details here, and you can book a place on the tour here. Maybe I'll see you at my shiny house next [...]

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