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Slow Home Report - April 02, 2008

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:10 AM
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 This week we celebrate the one year anniversary of the Slow Home Report. We are also releasing an interview with Los Angeles based architect Wes Jones in which he discusses the renovation of one of the original Case Study [...]

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Infill House, Week 6

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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 We are in week 6 of construction on Calgary's Infill House. housebrand principal Matthew North outlines the initial steps of the drywall [...]

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Unsold Homes Tie Down Would-Be Transplants

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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By Louis Uchitelle of the New York Times Dr. Michele Morgan migrated last fall from Detroit to Phoenix, taking a job as a psychiatrist. She expected her husband, Sam Kirkland, to soon join her, since he was accepting an early retirement package from his employer, General Motors. But he cannot move, he says,because he has not been able to sell the four-bedroom family home...

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What's Wrong With This House? - Chalet House

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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 In today's "What's Wrong With This House?" we look at a modular home plan sent in by a recently-retired couple looking to build in a wooded [...]

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Villa Phønix by ONV Architects

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:15 AM
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 Villa Phønix by ONV Architects of Denmark.See the rest of the projects in [...]

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Chalet House Remodel

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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 In the last segment of Design Studio we examined the problems with the floor plan of a modular home. In this installment, we look at possible changes that could be made to improve the [...]

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How ‘Green’ Can a Huge House Be?

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:10 AM
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By Lisa Prevost of the New York Times The steeply sloped cedar-shingled roof of the model home at Windermere on the Lake shelters roughly 7,000 square feet of living space, a respectable amount of room in this privileged suburban corridor between Pound Ridge, N.Y., and Darien, Conn....

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Søren Rasmussen, Architect - Part 4

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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 Danish architect Søren Rasmussen talks about the ONV Architects project, Villa [...]

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Wildwood, NJ

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Bad design in Wildwood, NJ by lavardera"Lousy knockdown/replacement housing in Wildwood New Jersey. This kind of mediocre design has run wild in the Wildwoods, built out to the max zoning limit, filling every square inch of the setback limits, [...]

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History of Sprawl

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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"Since 1945, our physical landscape has been molded by business interests, working hand in hand with government, to promote a sprawled way of life dominated by automobile usage. Tax laws were changed, zoning laws implemented, and our elected [...]

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