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The Bernal Heights Residence by SB Architects

SB Architects designed this home in the Bernal Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. Project description This urban infill site in San Francisco presented a unique opportunity to create a new, free-standing home, while maintaining the site’s existing structure as a separate residential unit. The site originally housed a single structure – a one-story, one-bedroom home over a two-car garage, constructed in 1931 and totaling only 550 square feet of living space. Since the original structure was built at the rear of the 2,000-square-foot corner lot, and zoning allowed for two units on the site, a new home could be built at the front of the lot, capitalizing upon views and a more prominent street address. The goal for this project was to seize the unique zoning opportunity to build a new home on this desirable, but never-developed, corner site in a dense San Francisco neighborhood. The design concept was driven by the micro-features of the site and the de

Famous People Who Don’t Believe That Evolution Is Real (8 pics)

Chuck Norris: "It's cute. But here's what I really think about the theory of evolution: It's not real. It is not the way we got here. In fact, the life you see on this planet is really just a list of creatures God has allowed to live." Ben Stein: "Darwinism asks us to believe that you can destroy genetic material through random mutation and natural selection and yet end up with more genetic material. We don't really ask you to believe anything that difficult; it is sort of innate in mankind to believe that there is a God, a heavenly Father and we're asking you to just follow the consequences of that and see if possibly there could be some scientific validity to that." Ann Coulter: "I would like evolution to join the roster of other discredited religions, like the Cargo Cult of the South Pacific." Pat Buchanan: "That Darwinism has proven 'disastrous theory' is indisputable." Presidential candidate M

A Few Innovative Ways to Transport Abnormal Loads (27 pics)