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19 Glenbank Road by GCA Architects Ltd.

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:14 AM
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New to Projects this week is 19 Glenbank Road by GCA Architects Ltd., a simple addition to a traditional Lenzie home.See the Full [...]

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Economic Downturn Might Be a Catalyst for Smarter Growth

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:14 AM
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By Roger K. Lewis from the Washington Post The land use and transportation policies of the 20th century are destined to change dramatically. They enabled sprawl -- the unbridled expansion of American cities that has engendered enormous unforeseen economic, social, environmental and aesthetic costs....

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100K House

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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100K House - http://www.100khouse.com/100k-homes/100k-house The 100K House project is a case study started by a small development team in Philadelphia. Two homes are being built first and the name of the project comes from the target construction cost [...]

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Pine Street Residences by ISA -Interface Studio Architects LLC

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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New to projects is Pine Hill Residences by ISA -Interface Studio Architects LLC, A modern update to an 18th century townhome.See the Full [...]

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The Tank House Loft

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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New this week is the Tank House Loft by New York's Messana O'Rorke Architects. The renovation of this New York City loft apartment included the conversion of an existing sprinkler tank into a small sky-lit relaxation nook.Read the full [...]

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Healthy House Institute

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Healthy House Institute - http://www.healthyhouseinstitute.com The Healthy House Institute® (HHI) provides consumers information to make their homes healthier. HHI strives to be the most comprehensive educational resource available for creating healthier [...]

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Transform House by Parasite Studio

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:14 AM
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Transform House by Parasite Studio, located in Timisoara Romania, is an intervention on a partially completed, pre-existing building  See the Full Entry. [...]

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Blaming Sprawl for Part of the Economic Crisis

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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By Steve Berg from the MinnPost "We built too much of the wrong product in the wrong place," the author and Brookings Institution scholar told me last week before addressing an overflow crowd of developers and local government officials in downtown Minneapolis. What he meant was that the industry kept doing the easiest thing – building single-family homes on the suburban fringe – despite evidence that the market was shifting toward smaller homes in denser neighborhoods closer to the metropolitan core.

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Sundelson Residence

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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Sundelson Residence by Stanley Saitowitz Natoma Architects of San [...]

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Slow Home Report - October 29, 2008

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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This week we discuss a recent article by Roger K. Lewis for the WashingtonPost.com, In "Economic Downturn Might be a Catalyst for Smarter Growth", Lewis talks about how to transform suburban sprawl through a process of "...rethinking, [...]

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