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Open House in Arlington

by studiomud from Big D Modernists  (Geographic Forums) — Mar 03, 2009 02:41 AM
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Previously Jonathan Oltmann wrote: House looked great, awesome lot! Things I liked, the use of plywood for room dividers and how they hid the closets and restroom. On the exterior, did you use Trex? Is it a rain screen application? In addition, if [...]

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Not done, but in.

by KesslerDweller from We're Building a New Modern Home!  (LiveModern Forums) — Mar 02, 2009 07:54 PM
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Yeah having looked into SIPS and have done steel and wood framed houses, I don't think the effort is worth the brain damage and wallet busting. I have found also that buyers could care less and don't appreciate the effort - so we stopped doing it. Of [...]

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I opened up the paper today and "Ah-yeek!"

by chebyrashka from Big D Modernists  (Geographic Forums) — Feb 17, 2009 11:16 AM
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I've seen worse.. actually it's not that bad. What gets me more is when all the design is in front and the back and sides are just vinyl siding. Trends are the worst. I hate going on the parade of homes, seeing 2-3 homes and then by the 4th home I [...]

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a study in contrasts for a DC row house

by ed4444 from Virginia Modernists, Richmond, Va  (Geographic Forums) — Feb 10, 2009 05:22 PM
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Updated Rendered Images Josh McCullar [...]

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Hardi Plank interior project

by aaronrumple from Modern Materials and Methods  (LiveModern Forums) — Jan 30, 2009 08:05 AM
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For an even more authentic stone look in fiber cement, take a look at http://www.nichiha.com/ Thier product would cut the time for a project like this by 50%. The material is prefinished and looks outstanding. [...]

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Modern OPEN HOUSE! Sunday January 25th

by andrewbarber from Atlanta  (Geographic Forums) — Jan 17, 2009 03:52 PM
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Just finished beautiful modern 3 bedroom 2.5 bath.  GREEN FEATURES:  tankless hot water, kohler dual flush toilets, 6” thick cellulose insulation, 14 seer high efficiency variable speed HVAC, Low-VOC paint, Energy star appliances, [...]

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hello portland modernists...

by admin from Portland aka PDX  (Geographic Forums) — Jan 15, 2009 10:50 AM
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Thanks for the kudos Matt. This home would feel right at home anywhere in the Pacific Northwest. [...]

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Reinterpreting a Greek Revival

by ed4444 from Virginia Modernists, Richmond, Va  (Geographic Forums) — Jan 06, 2009 12:01 PM
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The Cameron Foundation in Petersburg, Virginia, is a philanthropic non-profit organization which donates approximately $5,000,000 annually to other non-profits and special projects throughout the region. For its new headquarters, the Cameron [...]

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Virginia Farmhouse goes Modern

by ed4444 from Virginia Modernists, Richmond, Va  (Geographic Forums) — Jan 05, 2009 07:55 AM
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The house was originally a 1950's Colonial Revival. It sits on 25 wooded acres of rolling hills in the Virginia piedmont near Petersburg. The current owner, a graphic designer with an interest in contemporary architecture; wanted to create a southern [...]

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Florida Homebuyer Design Challenge

by lavardera from LiveModern Labs  (LiveModern Forums) — Dec 26, 2008 10:03 AM
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Yes, I get the same sense of wishful thinking here that had the auto industry cranking out big SUVs till they were on the brink of bankruptcy. [...]

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