Monthly Archives: February 2011

It’s Spring! (Somewhere)

Yesterday, graphic designer and writer Jeff Fisher sent around a few pictures of spring bulbs popping up in the Portland, Oregon, garden he cultivates with his partner Ed Cunningham. Crocuses, hellebores, daffodils, oh my! Yesterday! In the New York City … Continue reading

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Soda Bottle Island

Other people build houses on land. Richart Sowa, a carpenter and former British rock-band guitarist, has designed and constructed a whole island. This self-sustaining environment for living, about 20 meters (66 feet) in diameter, floats just off Isla Mujeres, Mexico, … Continue reading

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