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Not So Big Showhouse Opens

Not So Big Showhouse Opens

Sarah Susanka’s latest project in Libertyville, IL, that we have discussed numerous times here on the Breakfast Nook, opens today for tours.  The home will be open for six months…

The Return of Harding Court

The Return of Harding Court

A follow up to an article we showcased on Bungalow Courts a few months ago in the Monrovia Patch about bungalow courts and their influence on layout and design of…

What Are You Homesick For?

What Are You Homesick For?

An editorial from Tampa.com has some very interesting thoughts on the overall planning and re-development of Tampa Bay, FL.  The discussion starts with an idea about a Bungalow House that…

Walkable Commute?

Walkable Commute?

How walkable is your community?  Does getting to work, grabbing groceries or coffee routinely involve keys to the car?  An article from the Calgary Herald discusses the practicality and pragmatism…

Mayor Embraces School Street

Mayor Embraces School Street

We have discussed the School Street Project many times here at the Breakfast Nook.  We have interviewed Sarah Susanka about the Not So Big Idea House and have discussed the…

Sarah Susanka Interview

Sarah Susanka Interview

We recently had the chance to interview Sarah Susanka on her latest project called the Not So Big Showhouse at School Street.  It was  a great discussion related to the…

Not So Big Showhouse

Not So Big Showhouse

A video featuring Sarah Susanka and the Not So Big Showhouse in Libertyville, IL. Ms. Susanka gives a tour of the Bungalow styled house in a pre-trim phase. There is…

A Retro Fit of…Suburbia?

A Retro Fit of…Suburbia?

                    Ellen Dunham-Jones fires the starting shot for the next 50 years’ big sustainable design project: retrofitting suburbia.  She takes a…

EcoDistrict

EcoDistrict

From Design Intelligence, comes a great discussion about what Green Building has meant to the industry of Architecture, and what the new ideas of EcoDistricting can do for future design.…

Stuck In Vermont

Stuck In Vermont

                The tiny house movement is something that continues to intrigue elements of our culture. Low capital outlay and sustainability seem to be…

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