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Facebook builds MPK 20 -- a 9 acre roof of greenery

There is a new Facebook building in Menola Park, California. However, there is something quite different about this Facebook building — it has a 9 acre garden roof — trees, flowers, and a walk-way for its employees as “think” space. 74 more words

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Peter Swan: Carolina Calling

Peter Swan’s life out in Northern California has prepped him for the trip of a lifetime. His upbringing enriched him with a thirst for quality of life that’s about to get a little bit of extra kick. 214 more words

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Your life is a gold mine, all you have to do is dig.

 

When I was 9, I had lived in Casablanca for two years. The Hassan II Mosque was being revamped and I had started a collection of tiny zellige tiles that I would uncover from the dusty piles of rubbish and store in a little wooden box. 700 more words

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Alfred Arthur Cleaver Cox (1860-1944)

I added a new page on Alfred Arthur Cleaver Cox (often called “Arthur”). He was an architect who lived at 1934 Haro Street in 1919 and 1920. 9 more words

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6 firms express interest in designing Youngstown amphitheater

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Six firms have expressed an interest in designing an outdoor entertainment facility next to the Covelli Centre downtown.

Last month, Youngstown Mayor John McNally put out a “request for qualifications” from architects interested in designing the facility, as well as landscaped green space under the Market Street bridge. 141 more words

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Watch a model become a reality #ArchitectureModel

Watch “Great Ocean House – Peter Winkler Architects” on YouTube – pretty cool!

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Elements of Interior Design: Mike Tyson's Mansion

I came across this Johnny Joo article when it was trending on Facebook this morning and saw it as an opportunity to discuss some elements of interior design. 720 more words

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