John Maniscalco Architecture


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San Francisco, CA US 
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John Maniscalco 
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Address:
442 Grove Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 
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Kitchen Ideas: How to Maximise Light in the Heart of Your Home

Brighten up your cooking zone with our speedy solutions and design ideas for ingenious illumination Full Story
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Finding the Perfect Home for a New House

Sun, soil, water, topography and more offer important cues to siting your house on the land Full Story
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eclecticedwardian
Industrialization and the automobile are actually the biggest factors in the last 100 years.
"The American Institute of Architects and the American Planning Association recommend against [suburban] sprawl and instead endorses smart, mixed-use development, including buildings in close proximity to one another that cut down on automobile use, save energy, and promote walkable, healthy, well-designed neighborhoods." (Wikipedia) In other words, the clustered housing scenario I mentioned above. Urban living while maintaining protected natural areas is a good thing as well; population density (relative to land use) in these scenarios is good not bad. That sort of development has to be driven by demand, and by developers sensitive to the issues. Demand will only come from education.
None of this is about criticizing, it is about ecological education, smart urban and suburban planning, local food, retention of farms, retention and restoration of habitat etc. and it is a dialog which is vital to have for all of us. I now live on a standard 1/4 acre lot--what I can do about that is remove the lawn and replace it with habitat. Nice site: http://content.yardmap.org/
"Over 40 million acres of non-native lawns cover the US. That's almost the size of Wisconsin." So the point is shifting the way we defined all this in the 1950s suburbs; it doesn't have to be that way; conditions have changed; we can come up with better plans at every level and every environment (rural, suburban, urban); good for us, good for the planet, good for our descendants.
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Ok you win.
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8 bureaux avec vue exceptionnelle

Offrez-vous le luxe de travailler dans un cadre rassérénant et inspirant Full Story
     Comment   July 18, 2014
John Maniscalco Architecture now has a photo featured in an ideabook

7 terrasses avec vue exceptionnelle

Que votre maison soit perdue au milieu de nulle part ou qu'elle donne sur la ville, orientez votre terrasse de façon à avoir une vue de rêve Full Story
   Comment   July 9, 2014
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8 salons avec vue exceptionnelle

Profitez d'une vue incroyable pour vous ressourcer depuis votre canapé Full Story
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Review by ljasminek:

John has developed a practice well known for adroitly solving tricky problems. He is the go to person for clean, modern, intellectual but liveable modern dwell...
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We are copying a kitchen of his featured in Houzz and he has been very helpful in advising us via email.
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