Advanced Pro Wrestling Studies – WIRed #124

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It’s time for Episode 124 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses a Habitat house that surpasses design and sustainability standards, Google throws its cap on the USB Security Key hat-rack, a portable laptop version of the PlayStation 4, and SCIENCE reveals why people love pro wrestling! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling.
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Sustainable Prototype Home from Heartland Habitat for Humanity

Photographs: Mike Sinclair

What you see above is an example of Public Architecture’s “1% for Habitat Initiative,” which involved the work of architectural firm el dorado inc with Heartland Habitat for Humanity to design and build a home that could surpass the organization’s strict design and sustainability standards. The result is this recently-completed prototype home in Kansas City, Missouri that features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a flexible/modifiable layout (for both front-loaded and rear-loaded sites), and a slab-on-grade foundation that allows full ADA accessibility.

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