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What Is Mid-Century Modern, and Why Do We Love It So Much?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

It is commonly used as a descriptor for any architecture, furniture, accessories, materials and technologies that grew in popularity after the end of the war. Brooke Schneider, a designer based in Long Beach, Calif., In mid-century architecture, large windows often play a key role. The mid-century-modern school of design also includes architecture. Mid-century modern is not so old-fashioned anymore.

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FSBO: Should You Sell Your Home Without a Realtor?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Yes, but according to Mark Cianciulli of The CREM Group in Long Beach, CA, homeowners may be influenced by their realtor’s opinion. When homeowners have put a lot of work into their homes, such as adding architectural details , they may want to wait for a buyer with a similar appreciation. With the website, we had tons of viewings over a two-month period, and there were lots of questions and long visits — but not a single offer,” they told Freshome.


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Kitchen and Residential Design: Trading palm trees for corn fields

Kitchen and Residential Design

I longed for a change of venue, some kind of different scenery. As much as I love walking down the sidewalk to the beach, it doesnt really feel real. I do hope you will venture up to the city and we can have a nice long lunch, maybe in July? I did not like the Long Beach area, but the woman I married in 1976 had a family in Orange County, so I knew we could never go too far from there. It will be a scream reading your observations after having been gone so long.

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Building with Structural Insulated Panels. or SIPs | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Cheers, gt Patrick Anderson Having built a 16×12 outdoor studio with them in Long Beach (and having had one of the roof panels slip and land on my leg) I can attest to the weight of them. As long as you know where and how to look, failure can indeed be a great teacher. There are many great articles promoting the long-term cost savings and numerous benefits and the same number arguing against.