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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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Everything but the Kitchen Sink

by Kevin & Roxanne from EcoDEEP Haus  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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As we were hosting the family for Christmas this year, I tried to pay extra attention to how we were using our kitchen sink and how a different sink might work better and improve our lives. Really. I’m quite obsessed with finding the perfect new sink [...]

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The Workers are Going Home… the workers are going home!

by clinton from The Miller Barter House | A Modern Home in a Traditional Neighborhood  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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I guess it was just too much excitement (or something else) being videotaped while working. I promise the next few videos are steady & I’ll use a tripod from now on!

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Video from the day the footings were dug

by clinton from The Miller Barter House | A Modern Home in a Traditional Neighborhood  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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Here is some more amateur (uncut) video from when the footings were dug on the barter house. It’s raining in NC so you’ll likely only see video updates until next week.

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enviro board

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:02 AM
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Enviro Board Corporation has developed and patented a sustainable, ‘ultra-affordable’ housing infrastructure solution that employs waste agricultural straw as a base substrate material. Enviro Board panels offer a superior building product that is easy to handle and assemble. Enviro Board Panels are solid “concrete like” fiber panels comprised of highly compressed straw fibers. Panels are extruded [...]

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Another video of our view…

by clinton from The Miller Barter House | A Modern Home in a Traditional Neighborhood  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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This video was taken right before the clearing in October. I will post more video as fast as I can convert.

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Rosa Loves

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:51 AM
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I received a lot of great gifts this year, but perhaps the one that captures the Christmas spirit the best was this shirt from Rosaloves.com. If you haven’t heard of Rosa Loves before, you should definitely check it out. Not only do they have some great designs printed on American Apparel t-shirts, but [...]

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print your xmas card from austinmodhouse

by paul from Austin ModHouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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CHEERS!  to everybody occasionally receives a christmas card from the schuster family:please print the pic above and put it on your mantle.  let's just say this is as close as we got this year.   yes, it's that warm here that we are wearing shorts and tee shirts.  has been beautiful...

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A Merry Christmas.

by Jason Hammond from From the ground up  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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We are in. That’s right, after a long weekend of working to button up the details, the city gave us the green light to occupy our home. Inhabitable and finished are distinctly different but for now, inhabitable feels pretty darn good, especially when it comes on Christmas Eve. Ross our HVAC guy from Creative Air worked [...]

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cyronak house, estes/twombly

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:54 AM
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“Quiet Modernism” in New England. Lovely stuff. TEXT: Located on Block Island, this house draws upon a tradition of frugal and forthright architecture that can withstand the rugged island climate. Sliding barn doors enclose the small courtyard entry and protect it from north winds. To the south is a small deck which catches summer afternoon breezes. [...]

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renovation of a 16th century fortified farm, caruso & torricella architetti

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:46 AM
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[Click to enlarge] 16th Century Fortified Farm, Nesles la Vallée, France. Completed 2005. Renovation of a complex of a 350 sq m house, a 450 sq m hayloft and historical garden. TEXT: Part of a 1600’s fortified grange connected with the Château, sold after the Revolution to a local farmer ( while the Chateau was disrupted and sold [...]

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