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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.



 

 


Earth Day Surf--April 22, 2008

by tres_arboles from Three Tree Journal  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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The buoy I read was ringing up a South Swell at four feet at 16 seconds. I couldn't get out of work fast enough. I had a van-load of our kitchen cabinetry still in the Ikea flat packs, and Jim the Builder wanted to meet me at the house to unload just [...]

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Guest Posts at Postgreen Blog

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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Lately I have been a bit overwhelmed trying to run a new company while marketing and blogging for two others. My posts have dropped in frequency on this blog and all but disappeared at the Postgreen blog. Last week my good friend, Nic Darling, who is “the marketing guy” at Universe Point and has been [...]

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thermique heated window glass

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:11 AM
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Thermique™ heated glass technology transforms ordinary glass into a heating device for eliminating cold areas near windows. A transparent coating on the glass generates heat when subjected to an electrical current. The current is supplied by two buss bars located on opposite sides of the glass. All electrical components are hidden within the window frame. [...]

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Help Ronchamp!

by Edward Lifson from The New Modernist - Edward Lifson.com  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:57 AM
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A petition destined for the French Minister of Culture, to prevent new construction near Le Corbusier's masterpiece - The Chapel of Ronchamp. We wrote about the flawed project here.The plan is for a Renzo Piano-designed visitor's center, a cluster of 12 [...]

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Host a Hostas

by modernemama from Beach House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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Just because I split a gazillion of these back in the fall doesn't mean I can't transplant a similar number again this Spring, does it? I'm trying to split only the ones I didn't touch last August and September, those I've molested in previous years are [...]

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Nobody Really "Gets It" on Saving Endangered Salmon

by tres_arboles from Three Tree Journal  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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The plight of threatened and endangered Pacific salmon and Steelhead is, at the very least, a major regional environmental issue in my part of the country. Hundreds maybe thousands of earnest, dedicated, and intelligent people have devoted their careers [...]

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Pardon our unfriendliness

by a.times.4 (Alana and Alex on Agatha in Agave) from atimes4  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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I have 100 phone calls to return and will try today to do so.<br /><br />Let me just say if one of them is you, should you be reading this...sorry. We have been buried and, hence, are bad friends this week.<br /><br />Here's our [...]

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Still no cigar

by Don from Hus Langford  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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Just talked to Janne- he's out repairing a dock early this morning, it's beautifully sunny out on Aspö (as verified by the webcam!)Anyways, no news yet. There's no point in hassling the kommun any further. Janne's quite sure the permissions will be [...]

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Modern suburbia not just in America anymore

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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From USA Today By Haya El Nasser A Chinese delegation from Beijing arrived in Phoenix last month and headed west to the Sonoran Desert, deep into suburbia. Its destination: a quintessential American residential development in Buckeye, one of the many suburbs dotting the sprawling metropolitan area...

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Flooring Repair

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:05 AM
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After much debate, we finally decided to patch the worst part of our floor in anticipation of refinishing the whole thing. We were lucky to find replacement boards on our first call to the Wood Floor Warehouse. Apparently they are the only ones in town that have replacement boards for the old red [...]

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