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Perspective

Sweat Equity on The Barter House

by clinton from The Miller Barter House | A Modern Home in a Traditional Neighborhood  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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The weather was beautiful on Sunday so we spent some time out at the barter house. I took my rake and broom and decided to do a little cleaning up. After an hour or so of manual labor - I called it a day and broke out the camera. Enjoy.

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Wooden Kids Toys

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:56 AM
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I love wooden kids toys. They just seem so much better than all the plastic ones that you find in the stores these days. The problem is, they aren’t as easy to find, and are sometimes a lot more expensive. My wife found a couple of great websites that have a good [...]

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Living area nearly complete

by Profile from Bare Hill Barn House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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Nearly's a stretch, I guess. But I am happy with how this living space is shaping up. More pictures and text to come soon, I promise.

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black barn, derek sanders

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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Black Barn, Roxbury, New York. 8,000 sf. Architect Derek Sanders converted a 100 year old dairy barn into a 5 bedroom home for himself and his family. Via NYT: Where Others Saw a Big Old Barn, They Saw a Home

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Organic Clothing and EcoKashmere

by designTURF from designTURF  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:14 AM
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Good looking sustainable clothing is difficult to come by, so we were really excited to come across Jonano's comfortable collection of designer eco-fashion. Much of their collection is made from sweatshop-free organic cotton. Particularly unique is the [...]

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Kids can't fall off (one side of) the deck!

by Chris from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Lots accomplished. Sarah and the boys came yesterday and left tonight - fun to have some company:They say it was only 66 for a high today, but as you can see from this picture it felt a LOT warmer than that. We didn't have shorts for the boys, so they [...]

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Big Time?

by Chris from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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What do you make of this? Perhaps notable for the absence of any of the commercially successful prefab architects working in the US, still kind of a big deal...(I know that's the Queens MOMA, but I just love that approach on the train so much I had to [...]

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material and product roundup, january 7

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:43 AM
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Erwin Hauer, a sculptor and Professor Emeritus at Yale University School of Art, originally designed and created the Continua series of architectural screens back in the 1950’s, and now three of the classic designs, along with one new design, are being reissued through his studio, Erwin Hauer Studios. ********** Ekobe Coconut Naturale from Nemo Tile Company. Sustainably [...]

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Not in My Backyard

by tres_arboles from Three Tree Journal  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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A local energy start-up has already applied to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a permit to conduct feasibility studies for wave and wind power generation in Westport, Washington. The mechanics would be located in the nearshore marine [...]

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Bike Room Wall Bling

by splatgirl from Modern in MN  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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At last, our first completed project of the new year!I guess it was a little post-holiday DIY urge that led Boy to take the initiative and paint the bike room pretty much solo. And I'm left celebrating the disappearance of some more of the nasty white [...]

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