I was blown away when I found out about this online blog at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It’s called From the Ground Up and the journal is tracking Jason Hammond’s quest to build a unique, modern home in the Twin Cities. The blog also includes information from the project’s architect, […]
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to put a Michelle Kaufmann Designs home on your piece of land? Now you can do it, and you’re going to love this. Here’s what you do:
Step 1: Go to the Google 3D Warehouse and type in "MKD." You […]
I found this blog dinking around with my Blackberry’s feedreader software. David Hunter has a blog called "Nashville Modern Prefab," and he’s documenting his experience trying to build a modern Hive Modular home near downtown Nashville. For anyone that’s interested in some of the hurdles of getting approvals, etc., for a […]
I’m a little late getting to this because I’ve reserved it for the Skyscraper Sunday column, but news of this building pretty much swamped the blogosphere a couple weeks ago. This is the Burj al-Taqa, or Energy Tower, a project conceived by a handful of architects and Eckhard Gerber. If Gerber’s computer models prove […]
NYC Mayor Bloomberg announced plans for an All-Hybrid Taxi Fleet. Marketers don’t yet understand how to push green ideas. Building Green TV show set to air on PBS starting June 5, 2007.
Do you ever just get outside and look in the sky? Last night, it was about 10:15 pm here and I could still see light peeking through the clouds on the horizon. I can dig that, light until 9:30 pm. Moving across the country, I’ve had the opportunity to […]