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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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Pure white

by Jason Hammond from From the ground up  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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Over the last week we have received somewhere in the range of a dozen inches of snow. If you don’t live in a climate where you get snow, there is something to be said for how incredibly bright and fresh it makes things. The days are growing gradually shorter but now even the slightest bit [...]

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modern duravit vanity

Can traditional builder methods to reduce cost translate to modern and green?

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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This weekend I was hosting an open house as part of my realtor duties when the builder/developer of the property stopped in. It was cold, rainy and the Eagles were playing so no one else was there and we had some time to chat about building and development. The developer was actually a builder who [...]

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dairy house, charlotte skene catling

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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Dairy House, Somerset, England. Winner of an award from the Royal Institute of British Architects for regional architecture in 2007: This architectural delight involved the creative conversion of an old rural dairy into a five bedroom house. Using local labour and materials, the house is clad in estate oak, stack-dried in the farmyard: a technique [...]

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ghost house, datar

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:10 AM
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Ghost House, Suginami, Japan. Size: 110.14m2. Built: 2006

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ar awards for emerging architecture 2007

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:10 AM
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The annual ar Awards for Emerging Architecture 2007 have been announced. The list includes the winners, highly commended, and commended entries, as well as honourable mentions. The Jury for 2007 was Shirley Blumberg (KPMB, Toronto), Jo Noero (Cape Town), Peter Davey (Former Editor of The Architectural Review), Shuhei Endo (Osaka), Peter Cook (London), and Paul [...]

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renovation/addition in gondomar, a-cero

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:45 AM
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Renovation/addition, Gondomar, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain. Built: 1999. Find an old stone house, renovate, tack on a gorgeous addition…. A-cero, based in A Coruña and Madrid, does these huge, gorgeous modern mansions (read: mega - expensive) that I can’t really relate to, but I’m digging this smaller project they did, a renovation of and addition to [...]

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ancram studio, mos office

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:42 AM
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Ancram Studio, Ancram, New York. 6,000sf studio commissioned by the artist Terry Winters.

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floating boathouse and sleeping cottage, mos office

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:42 AM
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Floating Boathouse and Sleeping Cottage, on an island in Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada. Back in June I wrote a post on this floating boathouse, and I was lamenting that I had no idea who designed and built it, nor even where it was. Troll around the Interweb long enough, it’s amazing what you’ll find…. Michael [...]

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DIY Christmas by wikiHow

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:45 AM
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OK do it yourselfers, get out your favorite scissors and construction paper, it’s time to get going. Everyone knows that the best kind of affordable is the free kind. Here are two great projects that you can do that will cost you almost nothing. I found the pop up Christmas card on Curbly [...]

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Modern Christmas Ornaments

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:44 AM
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Making your Christmas tree look just as modern as the rest of your house just got a little bit easier. CB2 has some great modern Christmas tree ornaments this year at a great price. Most of them are priced between $2-$4 with the one big exception being the 8″ disco ball looking one [...]

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