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Faucet Hooks | Buy from Gardener's Supply
Old-Time Faucet Handles Make Fun Hooks Real vintage faucet handles were the inspiration for these sturdy, colorful wall hooks. They handily hold garden tools, coats, school bags and more. Brightly colored hooks Charming and functional accent Set of 5 Product Details Painted steel Colors may vary Heads are approximately 2-1/4" diameter Heads stand out from wall 1" Screws are 1/4" diameter and 1-1/8" L
New Rooftops In France Now Have to Be Covered In Plants or Solar Panels -
On Thursday (3/20), French legislators approved a bill decreeing that the rooftops of all new buildings built in commercial zones must be partially covered by solar panels or plants. These so-called “green roofs” provide increased insulation for buildings, which helps with temperature control. By absorbing more of the sun’s rays than a traditional roof, green roofs reduce the amount of energy needed to cool a building in summer. And during the winter, green roofs help keep heat — which rises…
Fox Maple School of Traditional Building, Joiners Quarterly & Timber Framing
Since 1975 Fox Maple Post & Beam has been building quality timber frames for discerning clients. Fox Maple School of Traditional Building offers workshops on timber framing and traditional building, natural building and green building systems. Fox Maple Press publishes books and publications about traditional and green building systems.
Tiny House — Jessica Helgerson Interior Design
This little house is where Jessica and her family lived for four years, while planning for and building their house. It sits on a five-acre property on Sauvie Island, an agricultural island on the Columbia River 15 minutes north of Portland. The house is an interesting experiment in reduction and reuse not only because it is only 540 square feet or because it was remodeled using nearly exclusively reclaimed materials, but because the building itself is now being recycled for the…
Living Roofs Made Easy: Simple Tips for Getting Started
The idea of a living roof has always sounded appealing to me. I love the beauty plants bring to any space yet a living garden on top of my house didn’t seem practical. The slope of my roof and the climate I live in make it a challenge to support greenery. So when I came across a few photos and tips of easy ways to create a living roof I wanted to share…• A great starting point for an elevated garden is to pick a smaller surface to plant on.
Winkelman Architecture | Portfolio | Maine Residential Architects specializing in custom homes, camps, cabins, cottages, boathouses
Our work is distinguished by a highly collaborative, craft driven and open-minded approach. We find great joy in creating unique places for living, working and playing...