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swim into blog action day

by paul from Austin ModHouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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today is blog action day.  this is where I am supposed to talk about environmental issues.  actions speak louder than words.  if you have been following our blog you know that we have invested heavily into earth friendly technology.  from the 5.5 inch solid foam sip walls, the solar system,...

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I have a river!

by paul from Austin ModHouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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our pool is finally fully operational!I was able to swim and go nowhere.  funny goal huh?  the river pool works beyond expectations.I was unable to swim and use the camera at the same time.  you'll just have to wait for pics of it in action.  I was pleasantly surprised at...

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let it flow!

by paul from Austin ModHouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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some pics of the river-pool in actionit's almost like wake boarding behind a ski boat in the two pics below I am swimming fast as I can just to keep up with the current.  they hydraulic pump is only at half of maximum speed.started construction of a ramp from the lower...

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batty melon pool

by paul from Austin ModHouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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the pool (swim-spa) is filled.  as our luck would have it we got our first wave of mild weather at the same time.  just one more day of 100 degree please...she loves to catch lizards toothis volunteer musk melon let us know it was ripe by dettaching itself from the...

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enjoying fall

by paul from Austin ModHouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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I have a bunch of family in town to help celebrate the fall weather.  OK, there was this thing about a football game last weekend.  but they came none the less mom helping me apply paint to the ramp.   my sister and her husband came down from lincoln, nebraska.  you won't see...

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Going once, going twice...

by Chris from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Today's Times has a piece on Richard Neutra's Kaufmann House. (Not having spent any real time in California to speak of, I am intrigued by this place they call "Palm Springs.") Anyway, down at the bottom of the article we find the names of the architects responsible for its renovation: Marmol & Radziner, who of course have another noteworthy home in the California desert. There's something

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85 and sunny

by Chris from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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Hard to believe the leaves have just barely started to change. I was working in shorts and a tshirt this weekend. Strange fall. [UPDATE: 29 degrees last night, just about one week after this was originally posted. So fall's here.] Made a lot of progress on the deck - the ipe is almost all down: The trench and hole for the gas line and tank are dug, but apparently my HVAC guy is still at

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745 Navy For Sale [sigh]

by John Commoner from FUTURE HOUSE NOW  (modern blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:24 AM
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One of my dream homes is for sale. Sadly, it's in California, is listed for $849k, and only has one bedroom and one bathroom - while I live in Michigan with a family of four and a budget smaller than a postage stamp.The luscious 745 Navy is on the [...]

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Subtle Sneak Preview on hiveMODULAR Blog????

by John Commoner from FUTURE HOUSE NOW  (modern blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:27 AM
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Check out this fun post on the hiveMODULAR blog. It looks like it's about cars ... or is it? Look closely at this pic of their cabin:Looks like a sea container project to me! I hope we get to see more of [...]

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mythic paint

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:11 AM
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Mythic paint is a non-toxic, ultra low odor paint that provides the durability and coverage you expect from a premium paint without the off-gassing VOCs and cancer-causing toxins that emit years after drying. Mythic

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