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3rd Annual Architecture for Humanity Minnesota Design Charrette | A Memorial Garden

by Colin from blog like you give a damn  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:58 AM
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The site of a future Memorial Garden.We are happy to announce that the 3rd Annual Architecture for Humanity Minnesota Design Charrette is quickly approaching. Here are the deetz:WHEREHindu Temple, 10530 Troy Ln N, Maple Grove, MN [...]

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Joists in the Night Sky

The Joists Were Hung by the Chimney with Care on the Barter House

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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The joists were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that the Miller Barter House Family soon would be living there (far-fetched, but boy is the Townhouse getting small)! If we were being filmed by HGTV’s Dream House - then yesterday surely would have made it’s way into your living room. While the [...]

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KNAPPA Pendant

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:00 AM
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We have been doing a lot of shopping at Ikea lately thanks to our 20% cash back sofa credit. We bought two KNAPPA pendant lights for our front room, and last night I put one together and hung it. It comes with a plug end, but I cut the cord and hard wired [...]

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Updates come as slowly as the updates

by Profile from Bare Hill Barn House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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Don't get me wrong, no complaints here, but since we have moved into The Project, projects have s..l..o..w..e..d d..o..w..n q..u..i..t..e.. a.. b..i..t... This is partly an apology for being so remiss in updating the blog, partly an expression of the frustration I feel at not being able to focus on *finishing* The Project. (Anyone remember A's famous line, "Just workin' on my project"? Yeah,

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A Winter visit

by Don from Hus Langford  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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We've just booked our tickets for early February. Janne's invited us to spend a couple of nights on Aspö with him; it will be fun to see the island when it's pretty much deserted and snow-covered.We'll also see Margaret and her shop, of course, and we'll [...]

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The well is done

by Don from Hus Langford  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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Both Janne and Tony have reported that it's bubbling up nicely from the ground. (Water, that is, not Texas tea.)Total depth was 43 meters- just as I had estimated. Total cost for the drilling is 30% less than my budget figure. Things are looking up. (Or [...]

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Building in art in your home

by Jan & Myleen from Sjodin Dream Home  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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It's been awhile, but I've been swamped with work as a Tech Writer, building our house, and also working the Keep Austin Bizarre Christmas Bazaar selling my Scandinavian wares. It's been slow sometimes, but I'm sure it will pick up! Besides, everyone here [...]

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loft on renwick street, fernlund and logan

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:42 AM
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Loft, Renwick Street, NYC, New York. Project: 1996. Two adjacent floors of a former factory were joined by removing a quadrant of the floor area between them, creating a double-height space that links all parts of the loft. A large, new opening in the exterior wall replaced two rows of existing windows. Industrial steel sashes [...]

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Here Comes the Sun

by Kevin & Roxanne from EcoDEEP Haus  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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Solar Power is a must for this project - we'd rather be energy producers than energy buyers, and producing our own power (or at least a good portion of it) removes us from the volatility of the energy market and reduces our dependence on coal produced [...]

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vacation house in the dordogne, piet hein eek

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:09 AM
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De vakantiehuizen in de Dordogne: Piet Hein Eek is renovating an old stone farmhouse for himself and his family in The Dordogne region of France. Running a project like this from a distance can present a unique set of problems, but in this case it looks like all the hard work is starting to pay [...]

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