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  • I can picture people in roughly 100 years trying to save the "mcmansions" from the greedy developers or the uncaring property owners. - Current Articles

  • Transmission costs for all the required additional infrastructure are a small part of overall costs – on the order of $00.001 (a tenth of a cent) per kilowatt-hour (kWh), or less than $25 per year for even high usage households (the average in the US is around 1100 kWh per month, with big consumers averaging twice as much – this covers most mcmansions, but not true mansions, which use much, much more energy).

    Matthew Yglesias » An Electrical Grid We Can Believe In

  • It will probably outlast the $300,000 mcmansions in Phoenix because of the quality of the parts and labor used to build it compared to the techniques favored by modern housebuilding companies.

    Matthew Yglesias » Pittsburgh, phoenix

  • Starting a business is enough of a challenge without fat-cat insurance executives reaching deeper and deeper in your pocket every year in order to fund their mcmansions, yachts, and private jets.

    Blog for Democracy: January 2010 Archives

  • | Reply | Permalink somewhere deep in a closet in one of eight (nine? ten?) mcmansions, a stomach-churning portrait of mcworse has developed yet another boil.

    Fox Poll: Nearly Two-Thirds Say Ayers Makes No Difference To Their Vote

  • Thankfully we do have plenty of shade trees round our back garden, but the mcmansions that have sprung up all around simply allow everyone to peer down into even this area right over the treetips (marayas not very tall ...).

    Learning From Victorian Families

  • November 1st, 2007 at 5: 19 am to further clarify, no matter how you spin it, mcmansions or huge-homes-more-than-the-space-you-really-need can never be ‘green’ in the truest sense of the word.

    Perkins + Will’s Antilla “Green” Tower in Mumbai | Inhabitat

  • ROBERTS: Are mcmansions going the way of the McRib sandwich?

    CNN Transcript Aug 12, 2009

  • Those turned on by this (perhaps the "ecoterrorists" who burned mcmansions in Seattle this week) will have to wait until the book's final pages and then find them rather anti-climactic.

    You Don't Need a Weatherman

  • When I was in high school and college, the area started to be invaded by rich yankees who built mcmansions and expected to rule the roost.

    This Works on Every Level


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