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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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Obama

by tres_arboles from Three Tree Journal  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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With apologies to those of you who swing in here occasionally and expect a relatively politics-free zone, I offer the following send-up on Barry Obama. Given the crap the man is taking for no good reason this week, and the bizarre narrative the american [...]

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Energy Improvement List

List of Energy Improvements From Zero Energy Design

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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Yesterday I had our second conference call with Zero Energy Design who is performing energy modeling analysis on the 100K House. Yes, they changed their name since our last meeting. They provided a list of suggested energy improvements to the home with accompanying savings that would be realized over a code built home per year. [...]

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Caption competition

by Alex from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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Here is a marvellous space installation by Stano Masar called Doors, erected in Norrebro Park, Copenhagen. I have a lovely shiny new copy of Emma Jones' equally marvellous new book Spare Room Start Up to give away to the person who provides the caption which makes me laugh most.

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An orange, orange scones and a goldfish

by modernemama from Beach House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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Marilyn at Simmer Till Done had a mouth-watering post on Orange Chocolate Chip Scones that sent me straight to the kitchen. But I'm a purist. I like my chocolate in bars or occasionally in the form of pralines with creme fraiche, but never in the form of [...]

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Incredible Modern Renovation of a 1902 Country House

by Jamie from Farmhouse Modern  (modern blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:21 AM
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From Architectural Record. The Dairy House by Skene Catlingde la Peña in Somerset, England. This rigorously modern renovation of a 1902 building shows how the intersection of modern and traditional can create an electrifying space. a2a_linkname="Incredible Modern Renovation of a 1902 Country House ";a2a_linkurl="http://farmhousemodern.com/2008/04/30/incredible-modern-renovation-of-a-1902-country-house/"; [...]

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The Digitally Fabricated House: Exciting or Terrifying?

by Jamie from Farmhouse Modern  (modern blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:21 AM
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I found this article on A Daily Dose of Architecture, referencing a competition sponsored by MOMA in New York City. Lawrence Saas, one of the Five architects building a project for the competition is an Associate Professor at MIT. For his submission, Mr. Saas is exploring “Materialization.” Mr. Saas describes Materialization in a blog [...]

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will explain later

by lavardera from LamiDesign Modern House Plan Blog  (modern blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:19 AM
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Technorati Tags: modern design, modern [...]

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Life in the 'Burbs: Heavy Costs for Families, Climate

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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From NPR By Elizabeth Shogren Millions of Americans have moved to the suburbs in the past 60 years, drawn by the lure of larger houses and cheaper prices. But until recently, few were aware of the impact those choices had on the environment...

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Blomus Nexio waste bins

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:50 AM
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I’m always on the look out for good trash cans. Most of the time the good ones are way out of my budget. Here is one from Blomus, that depending on the size, may fit yours. The larger pushman will set you back $111, which is no small change for something [...]

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The Small House Society newsletter

by Alex from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:23 AM
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We've mentioned this marvellous society before, part of the larger Resources for Life organistion, dedicated to the promotion of smaller housing alternatives which can be more affordable and ecological, and now it's even easier to keep up with what they're up to as their newsletters are posted directly to the interweb. The latest one is here and includes details of this year's The Small House Society conference amongst plenty of other items of interest (including a nice plug for Shedworking). Well worth a browse.

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