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Daily Archives: August 12, 2017

Nikolas Piper’s Home in the Countryside of Spain

In Los Corales de Buelna, a municipality in Cantabria, Spain, sits the holiday retreat for the artist Nikolas Piper who is well known for his furniture / sculpture in iron, wood & scrap. The mansion, which was originally a palace built in 1754, was in a state of ruin when they…

Breeze Blocks Modernize and Let the Light In

I love, love, love breeze blocks! They act as a separating wall while still allowing the light in. These hollow cement blocks, sometimes called ventilation blocks, have been commonly used as essential building materials for the load-bearing walls of structures since the 1930’s. It wasn’t until…