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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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LiveModern subscribes to blogs about modern and sustainable design for housing products and services. We've aggregated the subscriptions into the Blogs section. If you publish or know of a blog that other LiveModern readers would like, please contact us and we'll subscribe to it here.



 

 


Free House Plans

by Jamie from Farmhouse Modern  (modern blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:25 AM
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Free Green has a new twist on readymade home plans. They give them away free. This house, 01-001, has a traditional feel with steep metal roof, ready for photovoltaic integration. Free Green gives the plans away, but offers customization and (presumably) make money from supplier recommendations. HMM, maybe we should offer free Farmhouse Modern plans? [...]

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We’re Getting a New Do

by admin from Glave.com  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:15 AM
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Please stand-by as we do some renovations.

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isamu noguchi’s akari lamps at canoe

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:07 AM
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Akari Table Lamp 7A, $250 “Envisioned as a modern interpretation of traditional Japanese lanterns, Akari Light Sculptures were created in the 1950s by Japanese-American sculptor and designer Isamu Noguchi and remain classics today. Hand crafted in Japan of mulberry paper over a bamboo structure, they create a soft, welcoming light in any interior application. No comparison [...]

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Østerbrogade 105 by C.F. Møller Architects

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Built with recycled bricks in an historic and desirable part of Copenhagen, Østerbrogade 105 is completely modern while maintaining a strong link to the context of the neighbourhood. See the full entry [...]

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george nelson pomona tiles

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:59 AM
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Andy of the Reference Library blog scours eBay constantly for cool stuff, and just found these great looking tiles for sale: Ten tiles from vintage dead stock, dating back to the late 50’s, that were part of a series of dimensional tiles that George Nelson designed for the California based Pomona Tile Manufacturing Co. (scroll [...]

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glenburn house, sean godsell

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:54 AM
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“Half of Australian houses sit within 8 miles of a beach. The Glenburn House reverses the house/water relationship, looking like a ship slicing through swells of earth.” Photos by Earl Carter, article and drawing at Architectural Record. Lawdy, I love this house. Sean Godsell is one of my very favorite architects. © Justin for materialicious, 2008. [...]

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lily pad cabin, catalyst architecture

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:46 AM
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Lily Pad Cabin, Lake Horse Shore Bend, Wood County, Texas. “The cabin’s innovative roof design resulted in an undulating form reminiscent of the lily pads that skim the surface of an adjacent lake.” (...)Read the rest of lily pad cabin, catalyst architecture (11 words) © Justin for materialicious, 2008. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us digg Who's linking [...]

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HelioVolt Partners with AGA to Manufacture BIPV

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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HelioVolt and Architectural Glass & Aluminum Co. today announced a partnership to incorporate solar energy systems directly into standardized curtain wall products, the exterior glass facades that dominate modern urban construction.

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SEED Conference one month from today - sign up now!

by Edward Lifson from The New Modernist - Edward Lifson.com  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:44 AM
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* A ONE-DAY CONFERENCE on DESIGN, ENTREPRENEURSHIP and INSPIRATION * On Friday, June the 6th 2008 in Chicago.Folks from around the world have already signed up for this. And they sell out. Enroll now! I'll be there (just back from Tokyo, [...]

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Pella Proline Windows Chosen for 100K House

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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We officially decided to go with the Pella Proline aluminum-clad wood casement windows for the 100K House project. The discussion that was sparked in the recent post on thermal shades was the clincher for us...

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