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Catherine Sandin
French country home
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The French are confident their culture can be sustained. This scene could be 1914, or 100 years from now. The cottage will continue to be loved.
As my guest home...French country home
“Intimiste” — helenka_wilk
Hufft Projects
3 Reviews
The Line House
Ideabooks3,368
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is for ‘living’, and ‘doing’ is in the shop. While each space is separated by walls and windows they are nonetheless connected by “the line”. Sustainability is married in equal parts to the concept of The Line House. The residence is located along an east/west axis to maximize the benefits of daylighting
dictated the use of a retaining wall to create a level grade. This retaining wall, or “the line”, became the driving element behind the parti of the home and serves to organize the program for the clients. The rituals of daily life fall into place along the line which is expressed as sandblasted exposed
“Table” — aatackett
Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects
6 Reviews
29th Windows
Ideabooks11,078
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hill so the windows catch a breeze and then the higher windows draw the air through, up & out. We take pride in designs that are both functional, sustainable and hopefully aesthetically pleasing!
This modern Texas home is located on a hill, and the low awning windows allow for breezes to come up and in, increasing ventilation. The window layout also allows for an
“Windows” — Stephanie Rigas
Princeton Design Collaborative
7 Reviews
Lower Level Living
Ideabooks11,237
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All the wall panels are custom for this project. They have a plain slice maple veneer in a slip match pattern which was selected from a sustainable harvested tree at a veneer house. Then the veneer was sent to a panel manufacture to be placed on a composite wood substrate. Once that is completed
pulls out to become a double size bed for guests. The fabric is by Sina Pearson. Please let us know if we can help you with a similar piece for your home.
spray coating. We used Rust-Oleum's Universal advanced formula HAMMERED all surface paint, color - Silver Hammered. This can be found at any big box home improvement center.
“ceiling” — merlgirl1
Hufft Projects
3 Reviews
The Line House
Ideabooks3,970
Questions2
is for ‘living’, and ‘doing’ is in the shop. While each space is separated by walls and windows they are nonetheless connected by “the line”. Sustainability is married in equal parts to the concept of The Line House. The residence is located along an east/west axis to maximize the benefits of daylighting
dictated the use of a retaining wall to create a level grade. This retaining wall, or “the line”, became the driving element behind the parti of the home and serves to organize the program for the clients. The rituals of daily life fall into place along the line which is expressed as sandblasted exposed
“Maybe slats at bottom, mesh on top, wood cross beam topper to define?” — iamone23
TaC studios, architects
4 Reviews
765 studio/residence, a modern residence in Atlanta, Georgia
Ideabooks90,192
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can’t always handle the load. Small pebbles not only look great in the garden but allow rainwater to seep slowly back into the earth – a wonderfully sustainable design idea. Try pebbles around a pool or even use the tiniest pebbles as a driveway instead of concrete, brick or pavers in order to do your small
Use scale to imply function. The length of this pool is complemented by a deck similar in proportion. The long span of windows gives the home's interior good natural light, but also helps to connect the exterior and interior.
“Eskina terraza” — Valeria Otárola
Lucy Call
My Houzz: The Thorns
Ideabooks366
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modern home in the mountains fence like ours
your creative homeBrowse more homes by style:Small Homes | Colorful Homes | Eclectic Homes | Modern Homes | Contemporary Homes | Midcentury Homes | Ranch Homes | Traditional Homes | Barn Homes | Townhouses | Apartments | Lofts | Vacation HomesMore: Look to Historic Japanese ‘Machiya’ Homes for Modern Intrigue
“H” — sarahjaneowens
Shelley Gardea
Spanish Bungalow
Ideabooks4,459
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Dear Selley could you please share the plan map of this sweet home
Shelly I have a similar sized home built in 1926 that has structural damage. I may need to rebuild a new home would it be possible to get the plans for this home sent as an attachment to my facebook message. I'd like my contractor to look at it.
Hi there! I'm glad you like the home, but I don't have a detailed plan of this home. I photographed this cute bungalow. The homeowners took down a major wall in the kitchen so it's been altered from the original. Wish I could help, but good luck with your home.
are white and the casings and sills are two different greens. We don't have the green colors.
door, arches and brick accents of the larger homes. Flat roofs were more common in Spanish bungalows and were influenced by simple colonial homes. Unlike the builders of the elaborate mission churches, colonial settlers had fewer resources, so their homes often had flat roofs, mud plaster walls and vigas
“Topiary plants and awnings” — mauser13
What are the sustainability products/systems with in the house?
If I could please be told about the green products and systems with in the HGTV Green Home 2012 I would greatly appreciate it. Such as Cradle to Cradle...
What Makes a Home Green?
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