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One small village, one big price difference

by modernemama from Beach House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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Two houses went on the market yesterday: one to the left us and one to the right. The first is a 1955 farm ranch that looks, apart from the new (2007) roof, as if it hasn't been touched since it was built in 1955. The second was the gardener's cottage to [...]

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Thank you but I hope there were no animal sacrifices...

by a.times.4 (Alana and Alex on Agatha in Agave) from atimes4  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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...because....<br />our house is now officially under contract!!!!!!!!!!!!!!<br /><br /><br />we countered, they countered, and we countered back and they accepted with the condition we throw in our new fridge.<br /><br [...]

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cross your fingers, sacrifice something to the house Gods, pray to that saint that sells houses, etc...

by a.times.4 (Alana and Alex on Agatha in Agave) from atimes4  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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1st...I know my phone was in the van last time I heard it and I dug and dug for it in my purse then gave up. We packed some stuff to take to storage...I dont know if it fell in something or what but my phone was either hijacked by a UFO or is just [...]

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World-Class Solar Conferences Crystallize on California Coast

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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You can't be in the solar power business without racking up airline miles to Germany, Spain and Asia. But for U.S. solar buyers, the conferences are coming here. Whatever you're looking for in solar, you'll find it, without a passport.

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casa x, arquitectura x

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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La Tola, valle de Tumbaco, Quito, Ecuador. A cross between a glass house and a patio house. Arquitectura X via Plataforma Arquitectura

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Underwater shedworking

by Alex from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:15 AM
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Vanuatu Post claims to have the world’s only underwater Post Office. It's located within a marine sanctuary off Hideaway Island near Port Vila in Vanuatu and can receive mail delivered in person if you are a visiting diver or snorkeller. More details and some marvellous stamps at their site here . They also have a post box on a volcano ... Via Been-Seen

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greed in the name of green

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:06 AM
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Greed In the Name Of Green To Worshipers of Consumption: Spending Won’t Save the Earth By Monica Hesse Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, March 5, 2008 Congregation of the Church of the Holy Organic, let us buy. Let us buy Anna Sova Luxury Organics Turkish towels, 900 grams per square meter, $58 apiece. Let us buy the eco-friendly 600-thread-count bed sheets, [...]

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Rudders

by tres_arboles from Three Tree Journal  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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Saw a cool, (new to me) blog today that I want to pimp, called Rudders. Makes art and has a hull fetish. I don't slide the hulls, though I suppose there's nothing stopping me. Other than there's probably not a hull within a thousand miles of here! And [...]

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Izé

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:51 AM
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Izé (”thingy” in Hungarian) manufactures ranges of architectural hardware and works with architects and designers to create bespoke ironmongery and lighting. Brilliant stuff. Via Dwell Blog

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36 Elderwood Drive

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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View from living room View from kitchen36 Elderwood DriveToronto OntarioTeeple ArchitectsAlthough the kitchen and living area are part of the same space in this open plan house the architect provides a degree of separation by raising the ceiling and [...]

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