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Solar Takes a Turn for Sexy

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Solar has embarked on a European vacation, tossing caution to the wind and flaunting its sexy curves in Madrid. Thousands have flocked to ogle the Solar Homes on display at the Solar Decathlon Europe in Madrid.
Solar Bungalow Artfully Green
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Solar Bungalow: Artfully Green

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Barrett Studio is often associated with biomorphic, organic designs that blend tactile, hand-crafted architecture with modern design and detailing. But another of our sustainability principles is being a good neighbor, and as such we've designed several homes that display more of a traditional connotation of home.
Faded Dreams at Arcosanti
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Faded Dreams at Arcosanti

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Recently, I set off on a southwest road trip, and in later posts you'll read about my impressions of Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam Bypass. Here though, I'd like to share some photos I took of Arcosanti - that fabled gem in the dusty desert north of Scottsdale, Arizona.
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"Beat-to-Hell Modernism"

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We’ve had a lot of media coverage over the years, and you never quite know what a writer will glean from an interview. So, we had to chuckle when we saw the David Barrett quote Yellowscene Magazine pulled for their feature on Contemporary Colorado, “It’s beat-to-hell sophistication that balances, warms and brings a handmade quality to these splendid, dynamic homes.”
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Moral Obligation or Economic Stimulation?

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As World Architecture News recently reported, the Aceh Tsunami Museum recently opened in Indonesia, which was ravaged by the Tsunami and its aftermath in 2004, causing over 160,000 deaths.
Wee Ski Chalet
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The Concept of Enough: wee ski Chalet

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As David Wann opines in his article, "Redefining Enough", our culture seems to be in a precipitous freefall toward an overaccumulation obsession paired with a paucity of true fulfillment.