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by calvinflorian from 225 Corley St  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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This was the scene today - Ikea, Calvin and Kelly. Yeah, kitchen cabinets, bathroom cabinets, sinks and all that. We were a little worried about them not having something in stock - A door, a pull handle a leg. Kelly actually might have been a little worried than I was, she worries for the both [...]

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by calvinflorian from 225 Corley St  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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Sometimes it gets really hard to come up with some header. Maybe I’m just lazy. Anyway, that’s what you get, sorry. So, this is a shot of our ramp structure. No, neither of us are handicap yet. The future is always uncertain though. Maybe this is the prelude to the elevator we will need to install [...]

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First Christmas + some misc. house shots

by Profile from Bare Hill Barn House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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The boys opening the large climbing holds we bought for their bedroom loft. Since theirs is the larger (taller) of the lofts, there is a good 6-7' of wall space with soft carpet below - bolt on a few holds and voila, your very own climbing gym. The all-important simultaneous open... ...new snuggle blankets! (Immediately test-driven, of course.) The big surprise gift: Playstation. (Yes, I

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architecture roundup, december 28

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:54 AM
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Casa 108 by H Arquitectes @ Plataforma Arquitectura. Awesome. Robert Bruno’s Steel House - 28 years in the making. House as Sculpture, or Sculpture as House? Either way, an amazing job. Near Lubbock, Texas. Inhabitat’s PREFAB FRIDAY: Option House, a collaboration between WeberHaus and Bauart. Wolf Creek Lodge - Cohousing for Aging Boomers @ TreeHugger *******

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Survey says...(this is going around the blog circuit. Feel free to copy and paste your own answers.)

by a.times.4 (Alana and Alex on Agatha in Agave) from atimes4  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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What kind of soap is in your bathtub?I buy all our soap at TJ Maxx...I know my cosmetic chemicals and its the only place you can find the super expensive soaps with quality ingredients and oils...for less then the price of crappy store soap. But y'all [...]

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Making a Concrete Ofuro

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:01 AM
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When we were first looking into making an ofuro, one of the things we considered was pouring one out of concrete. The good thing about concrete is that the material is cheap, and with a little hard work it lends itself well to the DIY approach. We quickly bagged the idea because there [...]

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Solaicx Begins Full-Scale Production of "Solar-Optimized" Silicon Wafers in Oregon

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Solaicx is a manufacturer of silicon ingots and wafers for photovoltaics, and the company recently opened a new manufacturing facility in Portland, OR. Why locate in Oregon, and not Asia? What is it about the Solaicx process that could make solar "affordable?" Denis Du Bois interviews the company's CEO, Bob Ford. (podcast) (photos) (transcript)

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Keep your Eye on the Bali Conference

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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The conference of representatives of over 180 countries started Monday 3 December 2007 and will continue for two weeks. The objective is to launch negotiations for the international agreement that will take over when the current Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012.

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Patrick Moore Should Be Proud of China's Energy Plans (NY Times)

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Not only is China doubling its nuclear energy capacity by 2020, it's on a hydro spree that appears to abandon the ecological values we take for granted in the developed world.

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KPCB, Khosla, DFJ Top Latest List of Clean-Tech Investors

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:06 AM
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3Q '07 numbers are out. Deal count is down slightly, but dollars are way up: $2.5 billion. Nationally the most active investor in clean tech was Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, which invested $76.8 million. That was followed by Khosla Ventures at $68.4 million and Draper Fisher Jurvetson at $38.5 million.

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