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dave moult, teardrop trailer, steampunk, 19th century design, copper, leather, recycled materials

Vintage teardrop trailer meets handcrafted steampunk design

by Katie Medlock from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Apr 27, 2015 01:03 AM
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Many of the details of the trailer’s interior have been crafted by hand. The original chandelier piece is born of a vintage tea pot and copper pipes. The illusion of a library is devised by using a clever wallpaper and much of the interior found wood,

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Casa Caja, Box House, S-AR Arquitectura, Comunidad Vivex, Monterrey, Mexico, affordable housing, concrete housing, low-cost housing, Mexico housing

The Casa Caja “Box House” by S-AR is a model for low-cost concrete housing

by Serena Renner from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Apr 27, 2015 01:03 AM
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On the outskirts of Monterey, Mexico, the Galváns  recently completed construction on their first family home: la Casa Caja, or the "Box House." For years, the five-member family has shared a house with friends. But now, thanks to S-AR Architecture and the

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dune-inspired building, dune landscape, Dune House, Marc Koehler Architects, contemporary home, bio fuel, timber, cross laminated wood, gable roof, the netherlands, Terschelling island

Gorgeous dune-inspired home uses bio-fuel to minimize its carbon footprint

by Lucy Wang from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Apr 27, 2015 01:03 AM
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The Dune House is a contemporary reinterpretation of the local architectural typology that features wood cladding and pitched roofs. The wooden cross-laminated structure uses a unique timber roofing system to mimics the gabled silhouette when viewed the

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Kengo Kuma, Tokyo, recycled LAN cables, Kichijoji, restaurant renovation, Yakitori

Kengo Kuma’s striking renovation of a Tokyo eatery is made from thousands of re-used multicolored cables

by Ana Lisa from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Apr 27, 2015 01:03 AM
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Tetchan is located in Kichijoji, a suburb in Western Tokyo that is popular for its hip boutiques, convenient department stores and large park. The architect sums it up better “A wondrous bystreet that still retains the atmosphere of black-market the a

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Table of Contents: The Organized Kitchen

by Remodelista Team from Remodelista  (design blog) — Apr 27, 2015 01:03 AM
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Order in the kitchen; it's something we strive for at Remodelista (but don't always achieve). We're dedicating this coming week to the best storage solutions for the kitchen. Above: See the whole house at The Uncluttered Life in London . Photograph by Rory Gardiner. Monday Above: We've rounded up 15 storage ideas to steal from high-end bespoke kitchens. Tuesday   Above: Wallpaper in the kitchen? Eleven spaces that have us convinced. See more at Palette & Paints . Wednesday Above: Alexa shares our top 10 tiny appliance picks for our weekly 10 Easy Pieces column (shown above is the petite Vitamix Personal Blender). Thursday Above: Knifes as objets d'art? We've rounded up 13 ways to store your treasured kitchen knives. Also investigate our library of Storage ideas. Friday Above: If you can't stand the heat: kitchens concealed behind sliding and folding doors. See more Kitchens here. Head to  Gardenista  this week for the latest dispatches from the outdoors.   More Stories from Remodelista Current Obsessions: May Market Mother's Day Gift Guide: Picks from the Remodelista Market on May 9 12 Boutique Paint Companies from Around the World

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HANDS-ON SUNDAY: UPDATE THRIFT STORE ART

by KNQ Associates (noreply@blogger.com) from Home Rejuvenation (by KNQ Associates)  (design blog) — Apr 27, 2015 01:03 AM
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Take the current art in your home to the next level. [...]

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going wild at the Wildflower Center

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Apr 27, 2015 01:02 AM
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Due to travels and whatnot, we probably hit the Wildflower Center about a week or two past it's blooming springtime prime. Nonetheless, Mother Nature was still doing her thing in a million different ways. It's maybe been two years since we've been out [...]

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modern concrete,house,design,architecture

Industrial building turned modern home

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Apr 27, 2015 01:01 AM
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This industrial building turned modern home is the work of the renowned design firm Brinkworth for the artist Dinos Chapman and knitwear designer Tiphaine de Lussy. I often refers to these types of home as “bunker style” mostly because of all of the concrete. As it turns out I like these style homes. 7,500 sq […] The post Industrial building turned modern home appeared first on .

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Real Life in the Xhouse1

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect  (modern blog) — Apr 27, 2015 01:06 AM
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The home owner sent me a new photo today - a remarkable panoramic view of the multi-level open living space of the XHouse1 he built over this past year in Indiana. In his note he apologized for the signs of daily life, and not “staging” the image [...]

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Spring Flowers for Prickly Black Thumbs: 7 Paper Plant & Cacti Projects

by Dabney Frake from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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I love spring, but I am no gardener. Instead of kneeling in the dirt in my backyard, nurturing the earth, you'd probably find me making one of these paper plants or cacti instead. They are fun and colorful, without the care. READ MORE »

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