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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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varia wood, by 3form

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:48 AM
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“Varia wood is a translucent ultra thin sliced wood veneer as the soul and with ecoresin as the body. This ingenious new material redefines a classic material by creating light transmission and formability. Illuminated razor thin walnut, rosewood and zebrano veneers create a striking, warm and natural texture. The resin is made from recycled PETG [...]

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yo-yo blinds by velux

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:43 AM
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The new pleated YO-YO blind runs on slender lateral guides in satined aluminium, leaving the two ends free. The system allows them to be stretched out completely, moved downwards, to the centre or the top, to control the amount of light entering the room. Also available in a “protect and obscure” version that consists of [...]

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rugs made of felt

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:05 AM
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These fun rugs are hand-cut from 5 mm thick felt and come in a variety of colors. See the rest at John Pour Home © Justin for materialicious, 2008. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us digg Want more on these topics ? Browse the archive of posts filed under All, Furnishings.

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What's Wrong With This House? - 1960's Bungalow

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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 In this installment of "What's Wrong With This House?" we look at updating an existing 1960's Bungalow to fit 21st century [...]

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The Start of Summer

by modernemama (noreply@blogger.com) from Beach House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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I want to be rich so I can decorate my house with live lobsters.via [...]

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eflats by onion flats collective, philadelphia

by lavardera from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:54 AM
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E Flats are an infill town house development in Philadelphia - one of the great townhouse cities of America. These consist of 4 units divided between the two buildings, and incorporate characteristics that are typical of many Philadelphia row homes - the gated passage to the rear gardens being one of the most peculiar local [...]

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public announcement...

by a.times.4 (Alana and Alex on Agatha in Agave) (noreply@blogger.com) from atimes4  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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I'd like to interrupt this blog to declare publicly that we absolutely LOVE this house.<br /><br />That's all...<br /><br />I think it surprises us more each day how much we love, not only waking up to this each day, but finding [...]

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Public Health and the Built Environment

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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"We now realize that how we design the built environment may hold tremendous potential for addressing many of the nation’s greatest current public health concerns, including obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, asthma, injury, depression, [...]

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Garden office growth

by noreply@blogger.com (Alex) from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:18 AM
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Mary is back to continue her excellent Greened House Building Adventure , but look what's happened to the build (above) while she's been away (below...

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helical piers & anchors

by lavardera from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:09 AM
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Continuing our foundation series with Helical Piers. These were mentioned in the comments of the last foundation post so I thought we should look at them next. These foundations are really more like piles or caissons then just piers. The point of this kind of foundation is to reach through soil that is not suitable for [...]

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