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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.



 

 


A Big Present

by Kevin & Roxanne from EcoDEEP Haus  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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We got an early Christmas present this year. We were finally able to close on our house last week! A special thanks goes out to Rita Brooks with Prime Mortgage and Brian Johnson with Edina Realty for their perseverance on this one. We are NOT easy clients [...]

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Tis the Season

by Chris from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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From Michelle Kaufmann (with DIY directions):and [...]

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Dear Santa:

by a.times.4 (Alana and Alex on Agatha in Agave) from atimes4  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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let's cut to the chase. All we need is at least one car that doesn't need to be in the shop due to undiagnosable overheating issues.<br /><br />That's it.<br /><br />We'll be anxiously awaiting the driveway on Christmas morn.<br [...]

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Can you find the rebar?

Simply Joists

by clinton from The Miller Barter House | A Modern Home in a Traditional Neighborhood  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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No drama… just some daylight photos. Enjoy

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architecture roundup, december 21

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:11 AM
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LamiDesign Modern House Plan Blog’s Letters from Sweden - land of modern, land of prefab. Great article, part of a series. Greg, you da man. Tham & Videgärd Hansson Arkitekter’s Villa K in Stocksund-Stockholm, Sweden @ Arkinetia - lots of eye candy includes floorplans. The “shingles” are black-stained sheets of plywood….. Rahel Belatchew Lerdell’s eco-prefab house concept [...]

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The finish line in sight

by Jason Hammond from From the ground up  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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I remember seeing some famous footage (from an Olympic Marathon I believe) where the leader enters the stadium staggering from exhaustion, within just a few feet of the finish line he collapses to the ground. He rises again to continue forward, yet he is only able to manage getting to his hands and knees, where [...]

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ipad™, andre hodgskin

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:10 AM
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Top New Zealand architect Andre Hodgskin created a sensation when he launched the BACHKIT™ in 2000, gaining acclaim in international design magazines. Andre has now developed the iPAD™, a fresh look at the concept of a simple but stylish lightweight kitset building.The iPAD™ is a true kitset bach designed to covers a range of options; [...]

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port-a-bach, atelier workshop

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:04 AM
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Okay! Here’s the Port-a-Bach, from Atelier Workshop in New Zealand! It reminds me of BARK’s All-Terrain Cabin, in that it is created from a 20ft. shipping container. The Port-a-Bach portable cabin sleeps two adults and two children, is power, water and sewer independent, has one wall that folds down to create an open living space [...]

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material and product roundup, december 21

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:06 AM
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Michelle Kaufmann used Bedrock Industries’ 100% Recycled Glass Subway Tiles in the mkLotus House at the West Coast Green Show 2007. Via Remodelista (Slow Design, indeed!) EcoTop, the newest innovation from award-winning green product creator Joel Klippert, picks up where its predecessor PaperStone left off….. A bio-composite surface material for countertops, tabletops, floors and walls, EcoTop [...]

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Merry Christmas!

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:52 AM
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I just wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas from Grassrootsmodern! Pictured to the left is our tall scraggly crooked Christmas tree that we love. It stands almost 12 feet tall and was hand picked and cut by my little family. We got all the red decorations from Ikea in the “as is” section [...]

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