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by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Image credit Renoir, Luncheon of the boating party I have been doing some over-the-phone consulting on Graham Hill's Lifeedited project, and the subject of air conditioning is on the table. I asked if the apartment he is renovating was going to be air conditioned, and one of the designers involved said "the program calls for being able to serve dinner for 12, and it's hard to do that in summer without air conditioning." OK, but is that necessarily something you want to do in summer? I remembered a wonderful article by Barbara Flanagan in ID Magazine a couple of years back. ( PDF here ) She describes how people do summer in Barcelona without air conditioning.... Read the full story on TreeHugger




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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