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Gaudi

Since the turn of the century, some architects and engineers have been incorporating more and more sustainable and environmentally sensitive practices into their residential designs. Practices such as passive natural lighting, solar shading, natural ventilation, non load-bearing interior walls, steel framing and pre-fabricated modules. These concepts were responses to environmental concerns that had evolved over the prior 40 years. Oh! I forgot to say that this was the turn of the 20th century, over a hundred years ago. Read more

Sagrada Família

It was our first September morning in Barcelona, a trip we’d been planning for months.

Being early-rising jubilados, we were eager to explore the Sagrada Família on our own before our pre-booked tour began.

Nothing prepared us for the awe that awaited.

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