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Paul Elkin’s Mobile Homeless Shelter Is a Refuge Packed with Sustainable Features

by Helen Morgan from Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World » Architecture  (design blog) — Feb 08, 2012 09:36 AM
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Designing a shelter to meet the diverse needs of the homeless population is a challenge, but Paul Elkin‘s fantastic concept makes due as both a mobile home and a store packed with goods to help support a livelihood. The inventor and bike-maker [...]

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Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial for Washington D.C. is Controversial For How It Depicts Ike

by Andrew Michler from Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World » Architecture  (design blog) — Feb 08, 2012 09:35 AM
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Frank Gehry is no stranger to controversy, sometimes wrongly and sometimes for good reason, but the rejection of his plans for the President Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C. is a new kind of controversy. The proposed plan is [...]

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Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Chosen to Design the 2012 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

by Bridgette Meinhold from Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World » Architecture  (design blog) — Feb 08, 2012 09:34 AM
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Image @Iwan Baan Four years ago, Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron made waves with their Bird’s Nest National Stadium for the Beijing Olympics. Now they will be turning heads again, this time by designing the 2012 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, [...]

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Shou Sugi Ban, a Prefab Extension from Sustainable Building Materials

by esuryono from architecture 4 us  (design blog) — Feb 08, 2012 09:34 AM
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Shou Sugi Ban addition is a prefab extension designed by BYTR Architects  for a client who owns a 1950′s brick house in Netherlands. It was built from several sustainable building materials. Natural day lighting is considered, also the [...]

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Questions for the Multi-Family industry

by from Eco-Modernism, LLC kitchen design & installation for the single residence & multi-unit market » Blog  (design blog) — Feb 08, 2012 09:31 AM
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Diagnosis The multi-unit housing industry is suffering from Bad Kitchen Design Disease. In older multi-unit residential developments especially. For those, I can understand small kitchens with tons of corners, dead-ends,  and appliance & cabinet doors [...]

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Live Modern: MYZ House

by Adrienne Breaux from 2Modern Blog  (modern blog) — Feb 08, 2012 09:30 AM
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Oh we love tiny houses and we love houses made out of affordable materials. This MYZ House in Nagano, Japan designed by no.555 fits the modern bill, alright. We love that it seems to be a thin, narrow rectangular shape that goes from public to [...]

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On the Road » Seven from Stockholm Design Week

by Diana Budds from Articles Feed - Dwell  (modern blog) — Feb 08, 2012 09:30 AM
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by Diana BuddsIt's about mid-way through the 2012 Stockholm Design Week and I've been traveling to studios, showrooms, and the show floor of the Furniture and Light Fair to seek out what's new in Scandinavian Design. There were plenty of wonderful things [...]

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Green Chamber & SR Chamber Sustainable Marin Event – Thursday Feb 23 at 6:30pm

by Green Chamber of Commerce  (green blog) — Feb 08, 2012 09:29 AM
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Please join the Green Chamber & partner San Rafael Chamber for a great evening of networking and to hear from Sustainable Marin champion, Kiki LaPorta Kiki LaPorta is a long time Marin County resident who serves on the board of the Fairfax Chamber and [...]

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Progressive Opportunities Conference – Saturday Feb 26

by Green Chamber of Commerce  (green blog) — Feb 08, 2012 09:28 AM
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Please join the Green Chamber at the Progressive Opportunities Conference on Saturday February 26, 2012 The East Bay Express invites all concerned citizens, activists, nonprofits, entrepreneurs, business owners, workers, civic leaders, investors, and [...]

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Why Can't Our Public Toilets Be Like The Ones They Build In Norway?

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Feb 08, 2012 09:28 AM
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It is about time that we recognized that every form of building is architecture and deserves attention and [...]

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