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Posted By Sarah Rich On June 24, 2005 @ 3:36 pm In Architecture,Design,Environment,Green Building,Green Pets,Landscape Architecture,Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Modern birdhouses, neutra birdhouse, rapson birdhouse, davidson birdhouse, modernist birdhouse

Have you met Jr., Richard and Ralph? Three distant cousins of Beaver Cleaver? No, they are the three different models available from Modern Birdhouses [1], a small company manufacturing a sleek, modernist twist on an old classic.

The birdhouses, named after J.R. Davidson, Richard Neutra, and Ralph Rapson, are both elegant and eco-friendly. Inspired by the pioneering architects of the 1940s Case Study Houses Program, the birdhouses comply with a contemporary standard, utilizing sustainably harvested teak certified by the Rainforest Alliance’s SmartWood [2] program. Trim is made of aluminum and stainless steel. The houses are meant to accommodate ?common cavity-nesting birds,? which include chickadees, bluebirds, wrens and swallows. Hang your birdhouse and dig up your binoculars. Birdwatching days are here again ? and this time the birds are coming out in style.

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[1] Modern Birdhouses: http://www.modernbirdhouses.com

[2] SmartWood: http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/programs/forestry/smartwood/

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