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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.



 

 


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100k House

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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With our construction updates settling down some of you may be feeling a absence of affordable modern construction conversation. Luckily Grassrootsmodern isn’t the only site out there determined to build an affordable modern home. The folks over at 100khouse.com are determined to build a house in Philly for under 100k. Sounds ambitious, [...]

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Drawing Windows

by Kevin & Roxanne from EcoDEEP Haus  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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One of Kevin's favorite books is the "children's" book "Harold and the Purple Crayon". Harold was able to draw his world, including his house, bed and windows. If a monster started to chase him - all he had to do was draw his way out of it. If he wanted [...]

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Evening Sky - I really like this shot (A quick conversion to grayscale)

Construction Resumes: Attaching Wood to Concrete Masonry Framing - I Wondered How…

by clinton from The Miller Barter House | A Modern Home in a Traditional Neighborhood  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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We’ll take a break from the posts about the latest bathroom accessory purchases and show everyone some iPhone pictures of today’s progress. I tried to capture how the concrete masonry units will interact with the wood. I’m fond of the backyard image. Enjoy.

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by calvinflorian from 225 Corley St  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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Sad that I couldn’t resist that line, showin’ my age a little. Atlanta Gas Light has blessed us with the ability to create fire. Raise your lighters.

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Blå Måne

by Don from Hus Langford  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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It's common here in the UK for homes to have names, rather than street numbers. For example, we used to live in "Abbot's Leigh" and our neighbor's home was "Silver Birches". (Further down the street was "Betula" and I never found out where that name came [...]

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by calvinflorian from 225 Corley St  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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Did I mention that we love the siding guys we hired to finish the putting up the panels? Even though it was an unwanted task to get someone else to finish - extra money, extra time, these guys really put their all into it. Worked long hours and did what we asked without complaint. The [...]

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#1 reason to shorten your Christmas Card list

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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I just found out there are 2 calories in licking a stamp...more in an envelope.<br />What a waste. They don't even taste good...hardly seems right for 'em to have any.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Atimes4/~4/202376974" [...]

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Timber!

by Jason Hammond from From the ground up  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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In the midst of all the madness (of racing to complete our house) I find myself failing to stop and take in the really cool things that are happening. So Monday when I received these images from Eastvold Custom Woodwork of my reclaimed timber breakfast bar being cut down to size It was a wonderful [...]

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Floor Frustrations

by harttills from Tills Home  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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Well, by now we were supposed to have beautiful stained concrete floors in a rich brown color. Our floors are still grey. For some reason, the stain isn't taking and even though it looks perfect when the acid stain is rinsed off, the buffer, which is [...]

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modern gingerbread house construction

by paul from Austin ModHouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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the holiday schedule continues to dominate most of our free time.  my wife has been very busy at work with projects that need to be wrapped up by end of year.this is a modernist gingerbread house we made last night at IF+D   but first I'm gonna hit you with the...

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