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FreeGreen's Who's Next competition...

by lavardera from Portland aka PDX  (Geographic Forums) — Mar 05, 2010 09:04 AM
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Thank you for that shout out here. If any Live Modern folks can take the time to link over and vote for Matt and myself it would be greatly appreciated. I know Matt's design is one of my favorites and I've already voted for it. [...]

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Advice on restoring coating on Bertoia wire chairs?

by BuddyD from LiveModern Labs  (LiveModern Forums) — Jan 21, 2010 06:49 AM
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I have a set of four ca. 1959 Bertoia vinyl-coated side chairs which I grew up with and would like to restore. The problem is the wear and discoloration of the white vinyl (I think) coating which has suffered from 50 years of daily use. There are areas of [...]

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Recycling options for a newly cut fir tree

by Kiah from Vancouver (BC, that is)  (Geographic Forums) — Dec 20, 2009 11:40 AM
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Hi all,   I just had a very large olf fir tree cut down on my lot in North Vancouver, and now I am looking for ideas to use the wood for pprojects either for my home or our cabin in the okanagan rather then just using it as firewood. It was cut [...]

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Paul McCobb Reading table from the Irwin Collection

by PatrickD from LiveModern Labs  (LiveModern Forums) — Dec 01, 2009 09:16 PM
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Thank you for the suggestion! I'll check it out. Previously Tonia Pryor wrote: Check out www.1stdibs.com and find someone in your local area and pay them a visit and see if you can get an opinion or call up your local auction house and [...]

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a composition in Black and White

by ed4444 from Virginia Modernists, Richmond, Va  (Geographic Forums) — Nov 06, 2009 09:45 AM
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A local restaurant needed a rear stair for egress into an urban alley. Since the site is very visible from a one way public street, our goal was to make a striking sculptural form that reads like a silhouette against the existing white painted [...]

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LineBox Studio - Mini House construction begins

by linebox from Toronto, ON CANADA!  (Geographic Forums) — Nov 03, 2009 06:12 PM
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This blog will discuss everything that is involved to design, build and complete a custom modern home. We plan to post the major highlights, phases, challenges and make notes as the project develops in order to educate anyone that is interested in [...]

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modern residential design with a focus on our planet and your health

by mod from We're Building a New Modern Home!  (LiveModern Forums) — Oct 21, 2009 07:14 PM
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Hello all, A few months ago I posted to mention my almost finished website.  Well, it's all done and shiny now. I invite you to have a look, and be sure to bookmark and return.  I will updating often. Thanks for looking! [...]

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ClearSpace Modular

by Rous from Big D Modernists  (Geographic Forums) — Sep 03, 2009 10:28 PM
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Has Doug Newby actually said that he will never sell a prefab house? I know Diane Cheatham has expressed an interest (to me) in bringing a prefab house into Urban Reserve, and if she did, I'd be surprised if Doug Newby would not be willing to sell [...]

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Ceder siding finishing question -- how to finish the corners?

by girleen from Modern Materials and Methods  (LiveModern Forums) — Aug 22, 2009 02:29 PM
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We bolted on a metal strip for our corner.  I love the look of the mitered corners, but this way were able to weather proof the corner. [...]

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Looking for sustainable/green translucent panel options and frame/mounting system?

by CitizenDesignStudio from Modern Materials and Methods  (LiveModern Forums) — Aug 13, 2009 04:36 PM
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This is a great product that is an eco-resin panel and it is about 1/3 of the cost of 3-form, located in Orange County http://www.chrysalishd.com/     [...]

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