Personal tools
log in | join | help
Sections

LiveModern: Your Best Modern Home

LiveModern is an online community for modern, sustainable housing design, products and services. Join our community to find design and share ideas. The best and brightest are highlighted here.



 

 


zen barn, modern architecture,design

Zen Barn by Christopher Simmonds

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Oct 31, 2014 01:30 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)

The Zen Barn by Christopher Simmonds is a great exercise in juxtaposition. I am sure the “barn” label comes from the weathered wood on the exterior. I think it was a brilliant move as the wood is a complete opposite to the structure. The [...]

Read More…


New MUJI vertical house is only fourteen and a half feet wide

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Oct 31, 2014 01:30 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)

It's clean, neat and straightforward like most Muji products, and it's not even that [...]

Read More…


Is a net-zero energy building really the right target?

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Oct 31, 2014 01:30 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)

Some thoughtful voices are noting that it's good for some but not for [...]

Read More…


Pop-up restaurant to be built on frozen Winnipeg river this winter

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Oct 30, 2014 01:16 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)

It's cold in the 'Peg, but the art and design culture scene is [...]

Read More…


Upcycling is a creative process by which something is given a new lease of life; these funky bottles make great tea-light holders for the patio

How furniture feet can help with your upcycling projects

by admin from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Oct 30, 2014 01:16 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)

It seems that modern day Britain is harking back to the fashions and trends of yesteryears; the ‘mend and make do’ mentality that was ablaze in the early 20th Century seems to be making a comeback. Upcycling is a creative process by which something is [...]

Read More…


Guide To Growing Winter Vegetables

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Oct 30, 2014 01:16 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)

While 24 hour supermarkets and home delivery services can make grocery shopping more convenient than ever, there are still many reasons to grow your own vegetables. In fact, a renewed popularity in allotments means prospective growers are happy to wait [...]

Read More…


Setting the Benchmark – A Look at the UK’s First Carbon Neutral Housing Estate

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Oct 30, 2014 01:16 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)

BedZED (Beddington Zero Energy Development) is a unique development in Hackbridge, London. When it was completed in 2002, it was the first carbon neutral housing estate in Britain, and it has taught us important lessons about low-carbon living and how [...]

Read More…


Best in Show: The Nexus eWater recycler saves water and energy

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Oct 29, 2014 01:19 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)

Waste water and waste heat recovery together at last, perhaps the most interesting new thing at [...]

Read More…


Touring the LivingHomes green modular for Make it Right at Greenbuild

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Oct 29, 2014 01:19 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)

It's the right thing to do in so many ways, as LivingHome, Make it Right, Cradle to Cradle and Hanley Wood build a comfy new home for the Lower [...]

Read More…


Improve Your Existing Kitchen Suite On A Budget

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Oct 29, 2014 01:19 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)

We all want our homes to look good, but finding the cash to do so can be difficult. But, instead of replacing your whole kitchen, there are a few cost-saving tips to help you do so on a tight budget. If there is nothing wrong with your existing suite, you [...]

Read More…


 

 

 
 
 

Website migration, maintenance and customization provided by Grafware.