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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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50th Earth Day – A Message from Energy Priorities

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Apr 23, 2020 01:09 AM
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I started Energy Priorities on the 34th Earth Day in 2004 as the first blog for businesses who want to be more informed and responsible energy users. It’s been a fun 16 years. I’ve stopped writing about the category, and instead help individual [...]

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east austin studio tour 2019

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Mar 10, 2020 01:09 AM
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 Where does the posting time go? The bride and I ventured on the East Austin Studio Tour last fall (in the glorious pre-pandemic days) to gawk at art, including various furniture makers and designers. It's also a great time to check out the new [...]

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lol for loll

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Feb 16, 2020 01:09 AM
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Mother Nature is hard on outdoor furniture. Mommy Dearest beats wood, steel, and flimsy plastic with rain, sleet, snow, and ultraviolet radiation. In no time, out-of-the-box good looks turn into methhead deterioration with toothless grins. We started off [...]

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if you go electric, go tesla (like I did)

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Feb 09, 2020 01:09 AM
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As it turns out, I didn't only get a toilet seat for xmas; I also got a Tesla (although technically it just happened to arrive the day after xmas)! As you may know, I reserved a Model 3 the night Elon Musk revealed the car and then promptly leased a BMW [...]

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santiago calatrava in ny

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jan 19, 2020 01:09 AM
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Santiago Calatrava is one of my fave contemporary architects. He has a unique style that is both futuristic and organic like bleached whale bones sunning on the sand. He first became famous for his graceful and acrobatic bridges (Dallas has one!) but has [...]

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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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