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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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more localization and tasty bird

by paul from Austin ModHouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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this was part of a previous post.  it was removed by suggestion of my intellectual property attorney as it did not have the copyright notice on it.  I suppose that is a form of flattery if she feels it's worth stealing.in an attempt to free the house from excess clutter...

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lapdawg

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:50 AM
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Last week, my back went out (again), and while it wasn’t too bad, I had to lay in bed on an icepack for a couple of days. There was no way I could sit in a chair at the desk or use my laptop comfortably in bed…. My problems were solved when I got the [...]

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g-star raw ferry

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:44 AM
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The denim brand G-STAR RAW’s interior design team took a vintage steel canal ferry boat belonging to VIP Watertaxi Amsterdam and refitted it into the wicked cool looking thing you see here. When I was back in New York visiting my father recently, we were heading out of the Sayville River to our place on [...]

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Funny Little Houses in New York City

by Jamie from Farmhouse Modern  (modern blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:20 AM
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Crossing 5th Ave with the family on Thanksgiving vacation, I was two of these little cabins built on the median. I was so surprised and delighted to see these that I made the kids stop in the middle of crossing so I could take this picture with my phone.   I found more information about them [...]

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How do get money when you run out and no one will give you anymore

by Chris from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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When we decided to do this, we knew we were going to borrow some undetermined amount of money to supplement the proceeds we had from the sale of our apartment. We didn't know exactly how much or when we would need it. A year ago credit was still VERY easy to come by, even for someone like me who hasn't had a regular W2 for awhile. We have some other assets and very good credit, and so when I

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IPCC Fourth Report Summary

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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The IPCC's Synthesis Report, the fourth and final installment from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, is due in a few weeks. Just the Summary for Lawmakers is more than meaty enough to consume your idle reading time this weekend. Thankfully, our staff has extracted the key points and boiled 23 pages down to 2.

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Found: A site for EcoDEEP Haus!

by Kevin & Roxanne from EcoDEEP Haus  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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After a year of looking for a house or site for our project, we have finally found success and are getting set to start construction before the end of the year.The goal of this project is to create a sustainably design and built house for our family that [...]

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Classic Cape Cod

by Kevin & Roxanne from EcoDEEP Haus  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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During the 1930s and 1940s loads of Cape Cods were being built all across America. These small economical, and practical houses were originally developed in New England in the 17th century. They typically have a steep roof with side gables, are 1-1/2 [...]

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Modern Transformation

by Kevin & Roxanne from EcoDEEP Haus  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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The project drawings are nearly complete at this point. The little Cape Cod is set to be transformed into a Modern home. As a homage to the existing house, the base of the new house will be cement lap board painted white. The upper level will be a [...]

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Meet the Neighbors

by Don from Hus Langford  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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There are two houses in the meadow behind us. The closest one is this little red stuga, occupied by Claes and Eva-Lis.They're both artists. Claes makes museum- quality models of ships, mostly old Viking ships, but more recent types, too.He was preparing [...]

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