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On Show: The Ingenuity of Ancient Architecture
"OTOH (on the other hand), almost anyone can afford a house -- even if it will become... our WILL on a scrap of land, and this article recognizes cultures that historically... based on the Native American style but with more modern building materials. The... extensively on the way traditional villages around the world were built with a repeating... has high ceilings and large windows and is situated to catch the prevailing breezes..."
Georgian-Inspired Elegance Lives on in Today's Homes
Classical design from a bygone era gives today's homes beautiful proportions, subtle color palettes and decorative architectural features
"in room on Pic 2 looks hideous. Picture 2 is not to my taste, but I see the point of... detail on the face of the mantle and the wall frou-frou. Great architectural elements... colors on the walls emphasize the architecture and craftsmanship in this home's ceilings... High ceilings are graced by the elaborate traditional light fixtures. Thank you... the high ceiling. The whole design seems ill at ease with the architecture. Maybe I'm..."
Off-Kilter Chandeliers Show Spot-On Style
Chandeliers have been breaking placement rules with happy results, loosening a room's symmetry and creating appealing visual tension
"have a fan/light ceiling fixture that's off-center in my living room, and it drives... hangs on the lower down slope of our raised/angled ceiling and the aura it creates... stock ceiling "boob lights", and I'm going to swap it for an inexpensive chandelier... put it on a dimmer to calm down the scene at bedtime. These are people after my own... from the ceiling and cluster at one side of the mirror like a wavy lock of hair falling..."
The Top 10 Home Tours on Houzz
See the most popular homes from the 1,000 profiled on Houzz, from an edgy garage to a sparkling Southern belle
"profiled on Houzz, from an edgy garage to a sparkling Southern belle... place on Earth: home. A thousand roofs covering 1,000 families. One thousand children... hands on that special place for which we'd fight 1,000 dragons with 1,000 fire-breathing... to hold on to. We never get tired of hearing about the joyful journey people embark... embark on to obtain their dream house. It's something we could do for 1,000 years. To..."
The Skinny on Trims, Part 2: Going Darker
"first look on trims and mouldings, we focused mostly on variations of traditional white... Skinny on Trims ideabook prompted tells me that perhaps I'm not the only one who gets... stumped on trims and mouldings. As Nicolette, who thankfully prompted the first ideabook... lighter on finishing details, and even embrace the shockingly finished effect that... window. Big fan of wood stained trim--in the right rooms it can bring warmth. Solid walnut..."
Modern and Traditional Converge on Coveted Chicago Blocks
As newer structures replace old on a pair of desirable streets, architects are challenged with how best to bring in modern styles
"replace old on a pair of desirable streets, architects are challenged with how best to... focus is on modern and contemporary houses, but I will highlight a couple traditional... created on these two parallel north-south streets near the equally desirable Lincoln... I've seen on Houzz..Thank you, John..I always look for ward to seeing your posts...... inside even on the cloudiest Chicago day but it is completely unwelcoming to the neighborhood..."
Houzz Tour: Restored Eichler on the Waterfront
"right on a waterfront off the San Francisco Bay, the house is a 1962 A. Quincy Jones... source on how to restore the home to its original state. 20 Spectacular Beach Houses... comment on this one because it's near and dear to me. We also have an A frame in Menlo... built on waterfront property. I wish ours had the A frame overhang inside, makes... building them on the support beams and painting the enclosures the same color. Great idea..."
Chinoiserie Sends Rooms on Flights of Fancy
Gilded, lacquered or delicately detailed, decor pieces with fanciful Chinese motifs convey an exotic, well-traveled spirit
"a big fan of bright red either, that just proves a good mix of color and furniture... post them on this thread. I would love to see them. I hope you enjoyed this ideabook... riconsd on the red armoire bar.....Gorgeous!!! But I think the entry table in the... ideas on how to incorporate this style into your home. Thank you for your comments... great 18thC pieces, which I have combined with Knoll pieces designed by Mies, Bruer,..."
Houzz Tour: Wide-Open Views on a Narrow Canadian Lot
Expansive glass walls facing the street create openness, sun-filled rooms and closer relations with the neighbors
"windows on both sides to capitalize on the abundance of light, a huge advantage over... to move on to greener, more ample pastures. But thirdstone's architects saw the immediate... commentary on the energy efficiency features of this construction, especially with all... toasty on a sunny winter day..... This is such a great house - way to go, Thirdstone... Come on guys. Be good journalists and include prices. Although it hurts, we must..."
Patio of the Week: Keep a Secret Garden on the Side
Privacy and plantings are the focus of this Philadelphia side yard, offering a respite from a busy backyard
"garden on Houzz, it's in that area! Very inviting and well laid out. The abundant... As a fan of "garden rooms" I would love to see their backyard. Yes, the backyard... spring on our farm that had a log spring house around it, with shelves probably for... living on a dairy farm the milk cans rested in the water, the shelves may have been... commercially on some of them, like Iris Siberica 'Caesar's Brother.' Caesar's Brother is..."
Houzz Tour: Mid-century Modern on Cape Cod
"to add on to this International Style home, he had some serious rearranging to do... located on property that was originally an extended part of architect Nathaniel Sa... around it on the tip of Cape Cod (also known as "the outer Cape") have a long tradition... working on projects, fought to preserve it, brought it to the public via an annual... I am a fan of the style also and have worked on some of the same vintage in Wellfleet..."
Wagon Wheels Are on a Roll
Shedding their ignoble status, wagon wheels are turning up as decor and even art in fashionable interiors of all styles
"IDEABOOK on Rustic Style, and I love the way you used the different takes on wagon wheels... lived on a ranch. Which I will never do (God willing). Thanks for including another... vaulted ceiling is just divine. Becky you did make me laugh because as soon as I saw... garage sale coffee table" "I thought you said you liked it!" "I was trying to be nice... Washington, D.C. before moving to Steamboat Springs, CO, I would not have imagined myself..."
Houzz Tour: Glass House on a Lowcountry Lagoon
"located on the edge of a lagoon on Kiawah Island in South Carolina's Lowcountry. Built... house on Kiawah Island by architect and Houzzer Christopher Rose as its House of... glass on the back side of the home captures these views while the front is a bit... insisted on making the house in general and the great room in particular as transparent... Read on. Browse modern home design photos... left turn on Blue Heron and then home appears. So I guess we accomplished our goal creating..."
My Houzz: Contemporary Camp Style Wows on the U.S. West Coast
Guest cabins, a barn for parties and a spacious communal bathroom make a couple's coastal home an entertaining dream
"friends on a vast meadow hidden in the mountains of Aptos, just south of the surfing... square feet on 16 acres; 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 cabins and a barn That's interesting:... lets move on,LOL Moving on sounds like a plan. So....on we go....LOL I would like more... near the ceiling. Imagine being a child, lying there while rain beats on the roof!... color on kitchen wall,it creates a nice contrast .however in my climate ie here in..."
7 Ideas to Get You Back on the Front Porch
Remember the good old days, when porches offered front-row seats to street scenes? They can be even better today
"brain on the inside !! :-) There's nothing like sitting on a porch swing on a Sunday... & tips on porches, click on this blog: Http://www.interiordesigngreensboro.com/search... whether on the front, back or both with some comfortable furniture. Had one on my last... weather. Sit on the seat on the front porch? Nah. Porch out the back? Everyone goes there... comment on how comfy or cosy we look and go on their way. But if I had the chance..."