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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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Tiny House Tuesday - Habitaflex

by Alex from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:25 AM
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The Habitaflex foldable and transportable home starts off looking like a shepherd's hut but then you crank a few handles and, voila, it's a shedhouse. Via Tiny House Blog

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Narco

by Alex from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:16 AM
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Narco by French designer Marie-Virginie Berbet is a fine spot for a siesta, an insulated pod with a hammock-type resting place. When you fall asleep, the pod somehow knows and after 10 minutes gently wakes you up by raising light levels. It is part of a larger project which she says "aims to guarantee optimal psychological conditions at the workplace". It's on display at Moma in New York . Via Trendhunter

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Will we rebuild Louis Sullivan's K.A.M. Pilgrim Baptist Church?

by Edward Lifson from The New Modernist - Edward Lifson.com  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:09 AM
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Twenty-six months after the tragic fire that consumed Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler's masterpiece K.A.M synagogue on Chicago's South Side, aka Pilgrim Baptist Church, not much progress can be seen in the rebuilding effort.  Some 40 million dollars may [...]

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quick links, 03/03/08

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:41 AM
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Playatech is pleased to offer Black Rock City’s most advanced state-of-the-art, low-tech, planet-friendly camp furnishings for the radically self-reliant. The [plywood] pieces all slot together for instant assembly using no metal fasteners, disassemble flat for easy transport, and are easy to make yourself. Gridbeamers: Grid Beam Building System (not houses) Erector Construction Toys Video: How Geothermal Works, [...]

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Adams Fleming House by Levitt Goodman Architects

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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 New this week to Folio is this conversion of a Toronto contractors' shop into a large-feeling 2000 square foot single family residence by Levitt Goodman Architects.Click here to see the full [...]

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Influenza A/Brisbane H3N2...

by youngblood from Longhouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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has disrupted my life for a good 2 1/2 weeks....but I see traffic has really picked up around here, thank you for the nods on the design blogs mocoloco, materialicious, and others thank you-thank you!We've been settling in to our new home for close to [...]

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Brad Pitt, Green Mayor?

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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There's a rumor spreading that Brad Pitt will be running for office in New Orleans. The actor sometimes lives in the city with his partner, Angelina Jolie, and has been working there with his Make It Right (MIR) campaign. MIR is an organization building [...]

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Mies and Duke Ellington make music "Under Glass"

by Edward Lifson from The New Modernist - Edward Lifson.com  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:09 AM
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Join the Mies van der Rohe Society to celebrate the 122nd birthday of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, accompanied by the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Relive the golden year of 1957 and a concert originally played in Crown Hall by the Duke. Dancing, cocktails and [...]

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White people love Architecture and Barcelona Chairs!

by Edward Lifson from The New Modernist - Edward Lifson.com  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:45 AM
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Architecture: "If you want to fit in with white people you need to learn about I.M. Pei, Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Gehry, and a whole swath of others. Also, be prepared to say “Bauhaus” a lot....Also of note, white people love big books about [...]

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and, yes, those are the blankets and pillows I made myself. So is the chair. So are the walls. So are the paintings, so is the fireplace...blah blah..

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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Here's some inside pics of the house. I posted some pics when I was creating that fireplace. I made the rocks out of plaster and then sanded them to look like real rocks with smooth and rough surfaces, then painted each one by hand.Thus far people dont [...]

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