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Lighting: The Brain at Rose & Radish

by Ms. Admin from Remodelista  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:01 AM
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From Julie: The endlessly innovative team at Rose & Radish designed and built a holiday chandelier in the shop using red-corded light fixtures from Ikea and an assortment of light bulbs suspended from a simple wood frame.

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How city living fights the waistband sprawl

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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By Ehssan Veiszadeh from the Sydney Morning Herald The closer you live to the city, the better chance you have of being trim, a study of Sydney suburbs has found. University of NSW researchers, in conjunction with the NSW Department of Health, examined residents in 40 local government areas across Sydney.....

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It Starts Here...

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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OK, the plan is to build an LV Home on a 7650 sq ft lot that I'm buying in Pacifica, a pretty, foggy seaside community about 15 miles and 15 minutes down the coast from San Francisco.With any luck, we'll begin the building process in March or April next [...]

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You Can Quote Me On That

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Starting to get some quotes now: <br /><br />$5300.00 for the site survey<br />$4000.00 for the soils report<br />$15425.69 for the windows (Milgard Aluminum, with SunCoastMax)<br /><br />No idea about the roof yet, [...]

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What a Lot I Got!

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Well, it's about 90 ft wide by 85 ft deep, in the Sharp Park area of Pacifica, and it's about a quarter of a mile from the Pacific Ocean. If you wanna see it, take a look on Google Maps or Google Earth. It's at 445 Talbot Avenue, Pacifica, CA 94044.<br [...]

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Luminhaus

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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For my birthday in late September, Connie and I stayed at Jennifer and Barry Watson's LUMINHAUS in Amherst, Virginia. Jennifer and Barry were Rocio Romero's first customers for the LV Home, and they built it themselves for just under $100,000.Getting [...]

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A Window to my Soul

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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This is a conundrum.<br /><br />The LV Home looks best with aluminum windows, and my first quote was encouraging - Milgard aluminum windows at under $16k. <br /><br />Not so fast, though. <br /><br />The lot is close to [...]

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Hey Big Spender!

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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And so the big spending begins! <br /><br />Wrote a check today for the deposit and dropped it off at the title company (and I forgot how hard it was to cycle up Franklin to Post - damn, that's steep!), so we're now officially in escrow, with [...]

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Multidimensional!

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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This weekend I've spent waaaay to long working on a 3D fly-through version of the house using Home Design Pro for the Mac. It's worth it, though, because after measuring out the lot and the setbacks and creating the 3D design, it looks like there's room [...]

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Perryville

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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Met with Rocio Romero in Perryville yesterday to discuss the plans. Didn't realize it would cost me $600.00, but I suppose that's my fault for not reading the small print.<br /><br /><img [...]

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