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Roots of Style: See What Defines a Craftsman Home
Charming features and intimate proportions have made Craftsman houses an American favorite. See their common details and variations
"have made Craftsman houses an American favorite. See their common details and variations... Gamble House still stands as a masterpiece of the ideals that the Craftsman style... These are Craftsman houses — uniquely American creations that began to appear around... These houses became extraordinarily popular throughout the U.S. during the first... entire house could be ordered and delivered to building sites. Other revivals —..."
Bungalows: Domestic Design at the Dawn of the Auto Age
Craftsman details, open floor plans and detached garages make the bungalow-style home an enduring favorite
"Craftsman details, open floor plans and detached garages make the bungalow-style... created a housing boom in the suburbs and outlying areas around the cities. A new house... The houses typically had five or six rooms, with two or three bedrooms and one... with the house. In bungalows, the garage was typically detached and accessed by a back... house style, the bungalow, came about as the result. Though the particulars varied..."
Great Compositions: The L-Shaped House Plan
"with the plan. An L-shaped house plan is inherently a fragment of something larger —... ow do houses connect to their sites? It has less to do with style and a lot to do... au/property-house-nsw-palm+beach-107621803 I like the way it connects the old house and... shaped house in Texas. The L surrounded a swimming pool. I felt like I was living... L-shape plans forming an outdoor room are right on. The L-shape is a simple yet powerful..."
House Planning: How to Choose Tile
"If you plan on staying in your house for a while/are hoping to re-sell for a profit... an open plan living area is in a medium brown stained oak flat panel. The room is very... troughout my house. The look of Natural Stone combined with glass is my favorite. Sandr... elegance and style cant be beat. Thanks! Great article! Also remember that for shower floors... you're planning to install the tile yourself. Larger tiles have a distinctive look..."
House Planning: 6 Elements of a Pretty Powder Room
"in the house, it also tends to be one of the most-used rooms, so every bit of its... as my house was built in 1923. It will be used mainly as a powder room, but technically... want a house that has enough bathrooms for each of these designs. I love one more... the same style as the rest of the room — as well as the rest of your house. But because... of the house. And I like how it manages to make use of the slanted ceiling by placing..."
House Planning: How to Set Up Your Kitchen
"kitchen. Plan and more planning even for a professional designer; however this time... the new house! I know, I know - it's not good to put wine over the refrigerator if... and am planning everything to be convenient with as little bending as possible and... our 1st house) such as pots & lids, on a roll-out under cook-top. However back then... new-to-us 1982 house, with the kitchen being first and foremost. This article has given me..."
American Architecture: The Elements of Craftsman Style
Proud of its handiwork details and with nature as inspiration, Craftsman architecture stands out for its purity of style
"inspiration, Craftsman architecture stands out for its purity of style... homes, Craftsman bungalows became the most popular style of small house throughout... of the style through national periodicals like House Beautiful and Ladies' Home Journal... it is: Craftsman homes were primarily inspired by the work of two architect brothers... about this style. Outside there are details galore but inside, there's a simple, wide-open..."
Exposed Rafter Tails Show Heads-Up Craftsman Style
For a touch that offers decorative appeal and practical protection in bad weather, look to this classic Craftsman roof detail
"of the house. Now, with manufactured trusses and alternative framing options, rafter... found on Craftsman bungalows, exposed rafter tails were originally and literally the... it! The house done by Paul Moon Design - dreamy! We wanted to do this on our new second... that our house has this (1919 Modified Sears home), except for the fact that pigeon... against the house. They are darker in color and sit against the roof line above the exposed..."
Houzz Tour: An Old-World Bungalow Earns a New Plan
With a hundred years under its belt, this New Hampshire home deserved the loving additions and modern updates made by its architect owner
"colonials. The house had been the smallest on the block until Dutton added the square footage... loved this house back to life with updated materials, but we never lost touch of the home's... about the house as having an old-world feel because of its dark, broken-up rooms. "But... dormers, the house now feels more expansive and has a sunny and welcoming character," says... post-WWII houses. He oriented houses toward the backyard and away from the street--and..."
Kitchen of the Week: All-American Style Brightens a Craftsman
Fire destroyed it, but this Portland kitchen came back better than ever thanks to its remodel's focus on light and storage
"1920s Craftsman home. The damage was terrible, but no one had been hurt. Looking... to old Craftsman homes can be gloomy," he says. New white cabinetry and materials... an old house look "right" and what to add to keep it from being boring and to make... 1940s-style of corner shelves flanking kitchen windows. Glad no one was hurt and... took the craftsman feel away... What color is the tile? It's New Ogawa Green by Heath..."
How to Plan Your Kitchen's Layout
Get your kitchen in shape to fit your appliances, cooking needs and lifestyle with these resources for choosing a layout style
"suit your house and the way you like to cook.... for a house, there will be some kitchen plan shapes that work better and some that... kitchen plan shapes facilitate these options more efficiently than other plan shapes... e the plan type of kitchen they think will serve them best (unless they are designing... kitchen plan is important above every other consideration). In other words, the options... kitchen plan are really determined by at least three considerations: --The overall..."
Planning a Kitchen Remodel? Start With These 5 Questions
Before you consider aesthetics, make sure your new kitchen will work for your cooking and entertaining style
"you're planning a kitchen remodel. To really understand how you wish to live, work... we're planning. There are two of us who cook, and we've come from 'apartment land'... We are planning a remodel and will have a peninsula instead. We and our guests love... your "planning" stage. We are about to redo our kitchen and are considering opening... peninsula houses the cooktop in the center, with plenty of prep space on either side..."
My Houzz: Open-Plan Living in a Converted Shoe-Factory Condo
"floor plan. Now light floods in from two full walls of windows, illuminating an interior... together house. Great art and lots of practical ideas beautiful done. Love it! Excellent... and I plan to steal his idea of the very thin shelf placed above the bed. I hate... downsize in style! With only one bedroom, however, it looks like something that 's missing... Biedermeier-style chest of drawers and an old cauldron from Persia. Caro's father bought..."
Ten Tips for Planning Your Modern Landscape
"the site planning before even figuring out where the house goes. If your house was built... of the house in plan. You may want to repeat or reflect rectangles, squares and curves... modern house? It doesn't all have to be concrete and a few well-placed bamboo trees... already planned a lot of sweet treats for you in this area. 1) Start inside. What... from your house to allow access between shrubs/trees and the building for maintenance..."
How to Read a Floor Plan
If a floor plan's myriad lines and arcs have you seeing spots, this easy-to-understand guide is right up your alley
"floor plan's myriad lines and arcs have you seeing spots, this easy-to-understand... about a house. From the type of house to the size of the house, a floor plan reveals... floor plan, or plan, is the most common of all architectural drawings. From builders... floor plan. More than likely this is because the floor plan is the one drawing that... floor plans do reveal a lot about the functional characteristics of a house, they..."