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it's not the picture, you are just intoxicated. Updates...

by a.times.4 (Alana and Alex on Agatha in Agave) from atimes4  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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Yeah, I do realize that main pic at the top of my page is a little blurry. I took it at night sans tripod. But I just love the colors so much I had to leave it up for a spell.<br /><br />And, speaking of cameras, I forgot it the last trip out [...]

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Play Ball!

by a.times.4 (Alana and Alex on Agatha in Agave) from atimes4  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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Nolan Ryan just got off the elevator in the building I'm in.<br /><br />That just seems weird. 'Cause it's a little building with few offices.<br /><br />Not that I would have known if someone else hadn't clued me in and spoken to [...]

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techniques: shou-sugi-ban, or burned wood siding

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:59 AM
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A while ago, I wrote a short post on the burnt wood siding that Sebastian Mariscal is installing on his latest project, Wabi House (under construction). Reader Tristan commented that this is a historical technique that has been used in Japan for centuries. The char on the wood helps protect it from water as well [...]

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Article on 100K House in Metropolis Magazine

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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It’s official. We have an article in the January issue of Metropolis magazine entitled, “From the Betsy Ross House to Your House - Philadelphia, a city of tiny row house, might be just the place to build a new version of the American dream:green and affordable.” The article is written by Karrie Jacobs and is [...]

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super toilet

by Jason Hammond from From the ground up  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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I can only recall one time in m adult life that I felt a bit of apprehension about using the toilet. It was 1992 and I had to use the the restroom in the train station in St. Petersburg, Russia. The toilet was constructed of two stacks of bricks, about two feet in the air [...]

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Brisk Brew Coffee Maker

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:53 AM
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While I’m not personally a huge fan of coffee, there are those that can’t go a day without their fix. For those of you that are on the road a lot, there is a small travel coffee maker that looks as good as your favorite cup of brew tastes. The Brisk Brew has [...]

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getting set up and grass

by 7301 Ava Ln from 7301 Ava Ln  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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We're slowly getting everything where we want it and had a BUNCH of Zorro Zoysia sod installed late in the week. Here are a few pix . . .Front left . . .Front right . . .Back . . .Livingroom . . .from the other side . . .diningroom - I love the Blu Dot [...]

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Beach House 16--Slightly Different Ideas about Building "Green" (Part 1)

by tres_arboles from Three Tree Journal  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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When wife of tres_arboles and I embarked on this beach house construction adventure, we were motivated by a collection of values that we wanted imbued in the house and how we will live in it. First, and most obvious, we wanted the house to be fun, [...]

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villa maria, fahlander arkitekter

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:49 AM
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Villa Maria, somewhere in Sweden [Note: See first comment] Not too long ago, I ran across a quirky little blog called Below the Clouds (written in Swedish), and recently up popped this lovely project which I’m drooling over. I’m mad for wood houses, especially Scandinavian wood houses…. Hit their site to blow up the photos, [...]

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Monday: The Walls Rise as the Buckeyes Fall

by clinton from The Miller Barter House | A Modern Home in a Traditional Neighborhood  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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I guess you can’t have it all. Monday started off great as the masons began framing the first floor walls which brought life back into the project. A few hours later, our Monday jubilation climaxed as Beanie Wells broke out the longest TD run in BCS Championship history against the “fast” SEC champions (soon [...]

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