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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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First Postgreen Sale and General Updates

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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I’ve been having a hard time finding the time to post this week as I’ve had to actually act like a developer. With ground-breaking on the 100K project approaching and a second project beginning, I’ve had a lot of development duties to tend to. The first bit of good news is that we officially sold our [...]

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amazing floor-by-floor demolition

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:02 AM
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Leave it to the Japanese to come up with the best way to demo a building. No muss, no fuss. It’s just brilliant. And 20% faster than the old way, which is messy, indeed. Via Pink Tentacle by way of Gizmodo © Justin for materialicious, 2008. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: demolition, technology Feed enhanced by Better [...]

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Beach House 30--Concrete Stained and Waxed

by tres_arboles (noreply@blogger.com) from Three Tree Journal  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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It's not what I asked for but it's so fricken cool, I don't care. The floor looks like a millions bucks. The first floor of the house no longer feels like an extension of the garage; it feels like a modern living space, complete with a spacey, science [...]

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Who needs trees

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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 "IMG_9266" by johnruexp View the rest of the images or add your own to the Outrage Flickr [...]

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West Coast Green in Silicon Valley

by designTURF (noreply@blogger.com) from designTURF  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:06 AM
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West Coast Green announced today that Nobel Laureate, and former U.S. Vice-President, Al Gore will give the keynote address at this year’s conference, to be held September 25-27th, 2008, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA. [...]

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architecture roundup, 07/15/08

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:02 AM
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Aaron W. participated in Ghost Lab 10. Have a look at his Flickr photoset. Loooove it. (...)Read the rest of architecture roundup, 07/15/08 © Justin for materialicious, 2008. | Permalink | One comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: architecture roundups Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh

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Avanti

by modernemama (noreply@blogger.com) from Beach House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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    What did The Guy do while I was enthusing over the gardens on our mini-vacation? He did what guys are supposed to and admired this 1964 Avanti that is mid-way through its restoration. This is the same model that Alice Cooper once owned [...]

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Garland Hut

by noreply@blogger.com (Alex) from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:14 AM
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Shedman has recently been performing at Ledbury and during his stay has put together a fantastic photo essay of sheds and shedworking atmospheres in the area including The Garland Hut , now a literary heritage interpretation centre dedicated to the work of the Dymock Poets . Well worth a browse.

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New Yorkers told to live a slow life

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Bruno Contigiani, the head of the Association of Slow Living, explains why Americans need to slow down and enjoy [...]

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International Shed of the Year: YOU decide

by noreply@blogger.com (Alex) from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:18 AM
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There isn't an official prize for International Shed of the Year (although a category will be in place for it for the 2009 Shed Week celebrations) but because of the high quality of the entrants Uncle Wilco and Shedworking felt that it was only right to highlight our two favourites and ask the public which one they liked the best. So above is my choice, James Glave 's Eco-Shed in Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada, the subject of his book due out in September, Almost Green. And below is Mikey B's tiki hut in Altadena, California. It's well worth clicking on the links since there is lots of building detail about each of them on the readersheds.co.uk site.

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