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the Futuro of Austin!

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Aug 17, 2020 01:11 AM
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Having been inspired after designing a polyurethane dome for the roof of a grain silo, Finland's Matti Suuronen designed the Futuro Pod in the late 1960s as an affordable, portable, and mass producible housing solution. Looking exactly like a flying [...]

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small space living // the shared bedroom

by Lauren from CHEZERBEY  (build blog) — Aug 14, 2020 01:08 AM
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Oh hi there! Well, it’s been nearly three months since we blogged about toddler bed options and we’re finally getting around to sharing. Behold, the shared bedroom. Your comments made us feel confident in moving forward with a toddler sized [...]

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Studio Zerbey Architects - Alaska Surf Shack-2b

this and that

by Lauren from CHEZERBEY  (build blog) — Aug 14, 2020 01:08 AM
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Hello, Fall! Hello, blog! For the past few months I’ve been meaning to finish a blog post about how we kept cool during the record-breaking summer we had. And well, I should have known better – anytime I go about a lengthy and somewhat [...]

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hiatus

by Lauren from CHEZERBEY  (build blog) — Aug 14, 2020 01:08 AM
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Well, hello. It’s been nearly 3.5 years since we wrote a blog post but hey…we’ve basically been snowed in for the last two weeks so why not? The hiatus wasn’t exactly intentional. It just sort of happened. We were doing less work [...]

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Studio Zerbey Architects-Backyard Office & Workshop_8

the office + workshop

by Lauren from CHEZERBEY  (build blog) — Aug 14, 2020 01:08 AM
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First of all, thank you for the encouraging comments from our last post. It’s nice to know there are still people reading the blog (though apparently no one in our families…ha!). As we continue to brainstorm new ways to use the blog as a [...]

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Michigan XHouse2 construction this past winter

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect  (modern blog) — Jul 22, 2020 01:20 AM
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The Michigan XHouse2 previously published here has moved along to near completion. The Owner shared a snapshot this past spring, and I wanted to share that forward here. As always more photos of this house build are posted in its photo [...]

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Best Crochet Hair For Swimming

Top 6 Best Crochet Hair For Swimming: Buying Guide And Review

by David Huner from Moma Home Delivery  (build blog) — Jun 15, 2020 01:09 AM
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For some years now, crochet hair braids have become more popular than ever. They are easy, fun, stylish and protective hair made up of synthetic fiber processing to last long. They appear so clean, light and mimic the natural human hair in many ways. [...]

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one brutal cup of joe

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — May 18, 2020 01:09 AM
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I loves me some Brutalism: the severity, rawness, and the wonder and awe it makes me feel. And I loves me some espresso: the severity, rawness, and the wonder and awe it makes me feel. So AnZa merging the two is simply brilliant, and, in a fit of [...]

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designing for a pandemic

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Apr 27, 2020 01:09 AM
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Not that anyone expected the pandemic* (or the Spanish Inquisition) and would design a house accordingly, but here we are. As it turns out, there are some general elements of good design that translate and perhaps some other items that could be considered [...]

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Nathan Kipnis on the AIA 2030 Commitment

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Apr 23, 2020 01:09 AM
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The Building Science Podcast buzzes with enthusiasm for healthy, sustainable buildings that respect the human factor and save energy. The Building Science Podcast is a production of Positive Energy, a residentially focused engineering firm in [...]

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this website is for sale

This website will undergo significant changes in 2020.  First, the domain name has been sold. Visitors will not be able to find the site at livemodern.com after the new domain owner publishes their new website. In the meantime, we are looking for a buyer for the content, someone who wants to continue the mission of the website. If that is you, contact marshall [at] livemodern.com. I will provide details.

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