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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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Let's go glamping at the AutoCamp

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 19, 2016 01:07 AM
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Airstream trailers become luxury accommodation on a gorgeous, if precarious [...]

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dancing with architecture: bismarck, north dakota

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jul 18, 2016 01:07 AM
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When we landed at 9:30 pm, is was still bright as day out, allowing me to stroll about town until 10:30 sampling the local sites. Folks were hooting and hollering up and down the streets, which had me a bit concerned (what in the world is going on?). [...]

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Marlon Blackwell

The Graphic House by Marlon Blackwell

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jul 18, 2016 01:07 AM
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Marlon Blackwell was asked by house owner Tim Walker “Can I design and build a modern house on my middle-class budget?”. From the looks of it, not only did they do it but they created something quite pleasant to look at. The house is located in [...]

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