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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.



 

 


Peruvian Fog Catcher

Fog Catchers Bring Water To Remote Rural Villages

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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courtesy of National Geographic If you’ve ever had the displeasure of having to work outside in heavy fog, then you’re probably already aware of the fact that is indeed rich in moisture. After only a short while, you’re clothes are as [...]

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Soltech-roofline

Glass Tile Roof Solar by SolTech Energy

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Just when you thought you've seen it all, a new company comes along with a different approach.  SolTech Energy makes an innovative roof tile -- similar but distinguishable from this thin-film solar tile offered by SRS Energy -- that harvests solar [...]

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the-berg

Germans Ignore Intelligent Character Traits With Man-Made Mountain Proposal

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Staying on what seems to be a week of ridiculous news on the sustainability front, Berlin, Germany, a topographically flat part of the country, is now seriously considering the construction of the largest man-made mountain in the world in order to [...]

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Are Young People Giving Up On The Suburbs?

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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The Wall Street Journal covers the big NAHB International Builders Show and looks at the future of housing for Generation Y , the twenty-somethings. Not surprisingly, they want to walk and cycle to work, want to live in urban settings and don't [...]

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Clovelly House by Kennedy Associates Architects

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Clovelly House by Kennedy Associates Archtiects. See the full entry [...]

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Americans purchasing green products that aren’t green.

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Before you go patting yourself on the back for purchasing that ‘eco-friendly’ product, remember that 98% of products marketed as such in the U.S. are actually the opposite. Related Posts: No Related Post [...]

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Plus-plus-meld3

Plus Plus Pavers from Meld USA

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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North Carolina-based Meld USA, maker of ecoX and Micro, launched a new paver called Plus Plus.  The cement paver is available in six standard colors, as well as nearly limitless custom colors, and made with up to 74% recycled content.  Also, to [...]

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Win a Night in the Eco-Shed

by James Glave from James Glave Almost Green Eco Humor Culdesactivism  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Greystone Books, my Canadian publisher, has organized a fun contest to celebrate the launch of ALMOST GREEN. The prize? A night in the Eco-Shed, the swish little guest house at the center of the plot. For details, visit the contest Web [...]

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100mpg Hummer

Raser Hybrid Drive System Lets Trucks And SUVs Get 100 mpg

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Throughout the great excitement and fanfare regarding new hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs) soon to roll off assembly lines, there has been a conspicuous absence of talk surrounding EV and hybrid technology being implemented into trucks and SUVs; which [...]

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The Standing Desk: Why Hasn't It Caught On?

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Herman Miller Archives That's DJ Depree, the man behind Herman Miller, trying out a standing desk from the action office of 1964. Why did they build it? Designer Bob Probst wrote in 1968, in The Office: A facility based on change: The most serious [...]

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