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Homestead Update - Concrete and Timber at the Big Muddy Rock

Hello, dear readers! I figured I’d take a break from all the diaper talk to give you an update on the property (which Anthony has named Big Muddy Rock). 542 more words

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Masdar City

Building Name -: Masdar City

Location           -: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Architect          -: Foster and Partners

Developer         -: Masdar, a subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, with the majority of seed capital provided by the Government of Abu Dhabi… 817 more words

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Sustainability at Boise High

Today I speak with Boise High teacher Anna Daley and students Kaitlyn “Skippy” Lindholm and Karthick Mouli about sustainability initiatives and leadership at the school. One initiative that is bringing their community together around sustainability is a campus… 101 more words

Green Building

BD+C’s GreenZone demonstration project takes center stage at Greenbuild

The Parks & People Green Workforce Development Center draws more than 1,200 AEC professionals during the two-day expo. Read the full article at www.bdcnetwork.com

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solar nerds

We have definitely become solar nerds.

I’ve written before about timing and planning fires in the masonry stove based on the weather forecast. We’re definitely more skilled at this now than we were last year. 274 more words

A small house for Ecuador | Velasco Roldan and Hevia Antuña

Architects Luis Velasco Roldan and Ángel Hevia Antuña have built a prototype house designed for Ecuador’s climate and social conditions. The small house is made from locally-sourced, natural materials and uses passive solar heating. 392 more words

Small House Plans

Cordwood Flooring Update

Sunny Pettis Lutz sent new photos of her much-envied cordwood floor in Arizona. Sunny’s pictures have traveled to all corners of the globe in blogs, website and social media.   755 more words

Cordwood Construction