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by Marshall Mayer last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:39 AM
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These blogs are about the process of actually building a modern, sustainable home (or renovating a home if a building permit is required).



 

 


dancing with architecture: a First Day hike of Kreische's brewery in La Grange, Texas

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jan 22, 2017 01:04 AM
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Since we seem to be past our party-hardy-until-past-3am-and-then-puke-in-the-nieghbor's-yard phase of our lives, we've started a new tradition of going on a First Day Hike on New Year's Day. This year brought us to the Monument Hill/Kreische Brewery State [...]

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is Wright the wrong man for Bandera?

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jan 19, 2017 01:07 AM
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There's a wee bit of controversy in Bandera, Texas, and it concerns Frank Lloyd Wright.The Flying L Guest Ranch outside of Bandera sports some modest but nifty mid-century modern architecture that uniquely accommodated visitors flying in to partake of the [...]

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lawrence halprin show at the national building museum in washington dc

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jan 17, 2017 01:04 AM
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Heritage Park in Fort Worth (source)Lawrence Halprin, he of the beautifully Brutalist Heritage Park in Fort Worth, has a retrospective at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. through April 16, 2017. Halprin also designed the entry sequence to [...]

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dancing with architecture: van Doesburg's Cafe l'Aubette in Strasbourg, France

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jan 16, 2017 01:04 AM
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When first entering Place Kleber, a large plaza in the center of Strasbourg, there is nothing to suggest that a vivid de Stijl masterpiece lurks behind the Baroque facade of l'Aubette, a long brownstone building designed in 1767 by Francois Blondel (aka [...]

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cold (but warm in the sunshine)

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jan 10, 2017 01:04 AM
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It's been a wee bit nippy this past weekend, even freezing the pond and restricting the doves to huddles on a tree branch outside our shamefully dirty bathroom window. Cozy inside though, especially when the sun shines through in the [...]

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art interlude: HULA

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jan 08, 2017 01:04 AM
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We just ordered a print of the above, a photo of a mural painted by HULA, a street (canal?) artist who made his name painting murals just above the water line. Simply gorgeous [...]

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dancing with architecture: the 1927 weissenhof, stuttgart, germany

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jan 08, 2017 01:04 AM
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Ah: The Weissenhof! Built in 1927 to demonstrate the New Architecture, this is one of the foremost, if not the foremost, collection of Modern and Modernist buildings on the planet (Silverlake in Los Angeles is on that list as well). I don't want to dwell [...]

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modern music for a modern house: best downbeat tracks of 2016

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2017 01:04 AM
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I used to restrict these lists to ten tracks and then whatever would fit on a CD (cause I used to burn 'em). But rather than painfully cull these wheaty tracks, you're getting them all!Here's a YouTube playlist of all the [...]

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10ish architecty resolutions for 2017

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jan 02, 2017 01:03 AM
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I'm a listmaker, so I love to make lists. New Year's resolutions are my time of year: A time to reflect and (ahem) make a list for next year. So here are my architecty resolutions for the new year.1. design the cabinAlready have loose plans to take the [...]

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Sandal High Heels Wanita Warna Hitam Cantik Model Terbaru

by Tesla #755 (noreply@blogger.com) from modnessof9251  (build blog) — Jan 02, 2017 01:03 AM
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Sandal High Heels Wanita Warna Hitam Cantik Model Terbaru dan Murah[...]Baca selengkapnya di: Sandal High Heels Wanita Warna Hitam Cantik Model [...]

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