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kirsi kivivirta, ceramic and tile artist

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:11 AM
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Kirsi Kivivirta: I established my own studio in Helsinki 1988 and have been working as a ceramic artist. The theme of my sculptures and wall pieces is often connected with houses as a metaphor of a human being. From 1987 to 1998 I was working as a lecturer at the University of Art and Design [...]

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alastair heseltine, sculptor

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:06 AM
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Alastair Heseltine: …a sculptor working with mixed media relating to the environment. Imagery is guided by the inherent nature of material and by construction systems evolved through mindful observation and play. I also draw from the full spectrum of routines and activities that support my practice: Design, craft production, farming and rural life.

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the timber-framed cabin project, mark van roojen

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:43 AM
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Mark van Roojen, a professor of philosophy at the University of Nebraska, has a nice site detailing his design and construction of a small 10 x 14 timber frame cabin on his property in the back woods of Wyoming, the frame of which he created in his backyard at home in Nebraska… Lots of info [...]

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nicolai fechin’s house in taos

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:56 AM
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About 12 years ago, I took a road trip to Santa Fe and Taos with a friend to do a tour of the best examples of areas art and architecture, and on top of my list was this house in Taos, renovated by the great Russian portrait artist Nicolai Fechin between the years 1927-1933. From [...]

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pushin' rocks, diggin' holes, and movin' dirt

by paul from Austin ModHouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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this spot between the house and garage has been one of a few eyesore left on the lot.  it was a pile of cedar and scrap materials leftover from construction.  it's now been cleaned up and the dirt is full of little plants we hope to spring up in the...

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48 - DIY lighting

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:44 AM
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I came across this post over at Tree Hugger a couple of days ago, and have been thinking about it since. From the three person design group 101 comes this great looking lamp made from old wire cloths hangers and a compact florescent bulb. Of course it’s not really presented as a DIY [...]

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Flip a Strip: National Architectural Design Competition

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art [SMoCA] announces a major design competition and public exhibition, “Flip a Strip”. This innovative project will foster creative, new visions for the renovation of the small-scale strip shopping plazas that line the streets of this metropolitan area-and virtually every suburban zone in the country. (Note: this is an idea-generating [...]

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Whew! This weekend lasted a week!

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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We:<br />1. had an impromptu grilled pizza dinner at our neighbors next door (soooo good)<br />2. Went on our major post-holiday diet. I am only having one glass of wine per week &amp; starving. :-(<br />3.painted the workout [...]

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Addendum to New Plans

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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I’ve received a couple of questions about the new plans so I thought I would clarify what will be changing in the next week. We had a design meeting last week and finished with a rough sketch of what would be changed in the final iteration. Here’s the list: The kitchen and core module on the [...]

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Make Lemonade

by Chris from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Yesterday I built and drywalled the soffit to enclose the ductwork:They say that the HVAC guys don't care about where your lights are, and that was the case with my guy. So I had to move my light boxes to new spots (thankfully the guys who did the wiring [...]

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