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When Architects Design Homes for Themselves
See the amazing results when 7 modern architects take on their own idiosyncrasies in very personal designs
"modern architects take on their own idiosyncrasies in very personal designs... process of design? Let's look at seven architects and their houses to consider these questions... them the architect also served as client. Yet the Gropius House, Eames House and Glass... which architect and client are one? What are they like? What do they tell us about... other architect designed homes. After all, architects aren't all rich, they have..."
Houzz Tour: When an Architect Designs for Himself
"Francisco architect John Lum decided to remodel the living space over his office, he... be both architect and client. "Usually we try to listen to what [clients] want," Lum... him to design the 1,300-square-foot space with gridlike precision. "I wanted to keep... over this architect's work lately, and it's so much fun to get a peek into his own home... from a design standpoint. Like a work of art, he uses contrast, balance,and color..."
Think Like an Architect: How to Work With a Design Wish List
"have a design that will stand the test of time and is flexible enough to accommodate... help your architect create a plan that works well for you now and in the years to come... of the architect or designer. Some understanding of this process can be found in... of the design process. I'm also an architect and, within the profession, it's RARE... home. Our architect did a great job designing what we wanted and within our budget. Make..."
ARCHITECTS & INTERIOR DESIGNERS: CREATING A STRUCTURED WORLD
"Both were designed and planned by architects. Since ancient times, we have found that... like the designs themselves have. Today, the essential functions of the two design... work of architects and interior designers can be found on the US Department of Labor's... during the design process when, for example, the interior designer would like wall sconces... time, the architect will advise the designer which types of finish fixtures he/she should..."
Think Like an Architect: How to Pass a Design Review
Up the chances a review board will approve your design with these time-tested strategies from an architect
"approve your design with these time-tested strategies from an architect... local design review board will approve the house he or she wants on the property... local design review members making purely subjective recommendations — inflating... system. Architects, designers and owners who understand both creativity and the importance... with a design review board in mind. In all of the areas where there is a design review..."
Architect's Toolbox: Rotated Squares and Diagonals in Design
"devices architects and designers use to achieve emphasis and a sense of increased size... sentence. Architects and designers know that if the shortest distance between two points... this designer increased the overall size of the room and has been able to establish... LightFine Design: Tom Kundig's 'Houses 2'..."
Design Icons: Rudolph M. Schindler, Evolving Architect-Artist
Breaking ground with collective dwellings and indoor-outdoor living, Schindler had a distinctive style that influenced architects to come
"from an architect-engineer to an architect-artist. Wright hired him due to his engineering... Austrian-born architect's output in the middle of the 20th century was in and around the... California architects is typically ascribed to the plasticity of his forms (which he focused... and an architect in Vienna. He worked for only about a year or two before he embarked... thought out design and are painfully drab in contrast. www.laurenelysefineart.com Having..."
Architect's Toolbox: Solar-Powered Design
"home's design can take advantage of the sun's natural energy all year... how to design a home to take advantage of the sun's power. More: High Design With... smartly designed home as one that is respectful of the planet. In another story, we... in the design stage of a home addition which will include an attached greenhouse,... is by architect Nathan Kipnis, who has spent the last several decades designing homes..."
Think Like an Architect: Know Your Homesite for a Great Design
"of site design and explain some standard terms architect typically use.... home designs always have two things in common: They reflect the lifestyles of their... great design is understanding the site of the home. Where is the best location for... with an architect. Architects are trained in college in the same set of design skills... landscape architect, architect, and builder. The biggest implication of architect versus..."
Inside Houzz: How to Find a Designer or Architect Using Houzz Photos
"to the designer, architect or landscape designer of its dreams.... experienced design professionals may be able to design in many vocabularies, depending... don't design for themselves; they design for their clients. One of the most important... get the designer to respond. I've reached out to about six designers in my area and... about the designer by having the name of the company that posted the picture in a small..."
My Houzz: An Architect’s 1901 Home in Pennsylvania
An abundance of bedrooms, vintage finds and quirky touches make a gem of a home invitingly livable for a family of five
"" says architect Lenore Davies of Pripstein + Davies. After looking at nearly 50... As an architect, Lenore found the elegant bones of the house and its potential as... not just designed for photography purposes. Really well done. This is a wonderful home... seems designed to be lived in, not looked at. Does the owner do this sort of work... As an architect, Lenore works mostly out of her home office, which is perched on..."
Dutch Architects Balance the Familiar and the Avant-Garde
Peek inside a 2013 book to see bold new designs for modern living that never forget those living there
"bold new designs for modern living that never forget those living there... location, the architects thoroughly analyze the contributing factors to design buildings... has also designed single-family houses. This ideabook looks at six of the projects presented... mega-money architect designed houses and luxury flats. Every street is a different style... seems architects and designers nowadays think mostly of how to stand out at any price..."
My Houzz: An Austin Architect's Hip, Modern Home
A Texas architect designs a midcentury-inspired, indoor-outdoor living space for ease, flow and utility
"Texas architect designs a midcentury-inspired, indoor-outdoor living space for ease... interiors and design, architect Francisco Arredondo of North Arrow Studio designed his modern... thoughtfully designed home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Francisco Arredondo and his... currently designing our own house with a builder and an architect who draws up what we... is to design something clean and flowing and functional. This is wonderful, with..."
18 Winners from the Architect's Toolbox
"Architects and designers rely on these ideas for creating spaces that nurture and... tools that architects and other designers use when designing a home. These tools (proportion... with the architect but it will also be helpful in trying to explain to various tradesmen... their designs. Natural light. Architects and designers relish the opportunity to explore... something that architects and designers strive for. Found spaces. Not every space is foreground..."
Architect's Toolbox: Scale and Proportion
"Designing with proportions found in nature make your space feel more comfortable... in the architect's toolbox is "scale and proportion." This refers to how the individual... other design features. Getting the proportions "right" is something that architects... architects and designers strive for. While some do this intuitively, others use systems such... used to design the Greek temples and Gothic cathedrals. Kind of cool, isn't it?..."