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Mapa Minimod Prefabs Tread Lightly on the Brazilian Terrain

MAPA_minimod_twilightPhoto Courtesy Mapa

Similar in style to the recently announced 100 square foot Muji prefab hut, Mapa, an architectural firm based in Brazil and Uruguay, designed these prefabs to be built offsite and delivered to a remote location with minimal finishing.

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Zen Retreating: Marin County’s Green Gulch Farm and Zen Temple

Green Gulch FarmLooking for a quiet retreat but not quite ready to commit to a monastic life of daily 5 am meditation? Green Gulch Farm is one of three sites owned by the San Francisco Zen Center. Nestled in a valley in the Marin Headlands, Green Gulch is about 30 minutes from San Francisco but feels much more remote.

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