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An Easy Way to Secure an Outdoor Shade

Spotted in the Japanese mountain cafe Nap, a patio with a sun shade anchored by rocks. Owner Makoto Kawai collected stones from a nearby river to secure the sun shade above the cafe's outdoor deck…

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Outdoors: Reed Roof Shading

In the Mediterranean, reed awnings are a common fixture, allowing light to filter through but providing plenty of shade. Made from fresh water reed (a renewable resource that grows abundantly along ri…

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Thanks for the reminders.

I could eat this stuff till it came out of my ears and it would make no difference to the sun damage…