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Eye on Design by Dan Gregory

by bob from Vermont Architect - Robert Swinburne  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:11 AM
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Dan Gregory, the editor at Houseplans.com had a good blog that I pay attention to. on August 6th he put in a ditty about my Vermont Simple House 1 on sale now. There is also a way cool toilet that has a small sink at the top of the tank to that when [...]

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open source for architecture

by MK from Michelle Kaufmann Studio  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:11 AM
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We have been seeing the powerful possibilities of open source design with graphics, but just scratching the surface when it comes to architecture. Architecture for Humanity has been demonstrating the beauty and accessibility of such a model for years [...]

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Energy Efficient Mortgage

by Green Architect Jeremy Bonin, AIA, LEED AP (noreply@blogger.com) from Green Home Design Architect  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:11 AM
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By now, most people building a new home know enough about green building to know they want their home to be energy efficient for several reasons. Energy efficient homes are better for the ecosystem, eliminate toxins and allergens creating a healthy [...]

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10 trends for 2011

by MK from Michelle Kaufmann Studio  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:11 AM
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Here is a video by JWIntelligence: 10 trends for 2011 in 2 minutes. I agree with them and am hopeful by what this shift can [...]

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Re:Vision Salon: Greening Public Policy

by Michelle from michelle kaufmann's blog  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:11 AM
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Photos by Paige Green Photo We had a great Re:Vision Salon last Thursday night Wade Crowfoot, West Coast Political Director for the Environmental Defense Fund, as the guest. The group and the conversation were dynamic and inspiring. The group included [...]

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Prefab green’s call to action

by Michelle from michelle kaufmann's blog  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:11 AM
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The amount of devastation that is unfolding after yesterday’s quakes in Haiti is almost incomprehensible. And, sadly, as we know from other significant tragedies like Hurricane Katrina, we know difficult days, months and years are ahead. Hopefully [...]

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1164 Palace exterior2

serendipity

by Mark Meyer from designSTUDIOmodern  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:11 AM
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Today we got to see some finished pics of a spec-home we designed last year for a lot in St. Paul, MN. The design is a one-off customization of our courtHOUSE design, taking into account the need for a basement and the structural requirements of the snow [...]

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Presidio Habitats opens

by MK from Michelle Kaufmann Studio  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:11 AM
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The Presidio Habitats exhibition is now open to the public at the Presidio National Park in San Francisco. The FOR-SITE Foundation in partnership with the Presidio Trust has created Presidio Habitats, a site-based exhibition at this National Historic [...]

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Treehugger Interviews from West Coast Green

by MK from Michelle Kaufmann Studio  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:11 AM
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West Coast Green is one of my favorite conferences. This year there were powerful speakers such as Van Jones, Arianna Huffington and William McDonough. It is also always a great opportunity to catch up with friends and colleagues I admire. This year [...]

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MKD preconfigured designs to be built by Blu Homes

by Michelle from michelle kaufmann's blog  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:11 AM
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As I have mentioned before, I remain committed to the mission of making thoughtful, sustainable design accessible.  Everyone should have access to a home that is healthy, efficient, and beautiful. So many people invested so much into this mission with [...]

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