Houzz is the new way to design your home.
159 arched beam Ideabooks
Renovate With Arch Windows
"consider arch windows. Used for centuries for practical and beautiful touches on churches... monuments, arch windows add instant elegance. Because any type of window can be custom... with an arched top, you can get the exact look your specific interior calls for. Not... of an arch window can open up, add light to, and completely improve these already... looking at arched windows but as shown in the examples they are difficult to dress with..."
Box Beam Ceilings
"crowd, box beam ceilings also present a hidden benefit! The hollow beams are great for... are box beam ceilings. To me they just announce quality, stating this builder took... between the "beams", not the beams themselves. If you look at photos of the dome of the... rustic beams too. We're considering 'redoing' the ceiling in our own kitchen with... boxed beam look, I just love it soooo much ! Great collection Janell! Kate "Is this..."
9 Elements of Spanish Revival Kitchens
"from arches to scroll patterns, so it is not surprising that the hoods are often... corbels. 6. Arched cooking alcoves. The stove is the heart of the Spanish kitchen. If space... ceiling beams. Tip: True saltillo tiles are porous and break easily, so a more practical... ceiling beams. This architectural detail is often found throughout the house. And..."
Ceiling Treatments Worth a Look
Add beams, boards and other embellishments to that blank expanse for a room that looks dressed from head to toe
"Add beams, boards and other embellishments to that blank expanse for a room that... the fake-beam look, but wonder if the right proportions can be achieved with "beams"... The beam look is neat too; I especially like the "Asian Kitchen" one- Seems ceiling... structural beams and beadboard or tongue and groove ceilings, like in our previous home... see the 'beams' in this Brooklyn studio? http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/19528101/l..."
Learn the Language of Trusses in Design
If figuring out all those intersecting beam configurations under roofs makes your eyes cross, here's help
"intersecting beam configurations under roofs makes your eyes cross, here's help... trusses (or beams), on the other hand, are not considered 'good design' where I live.... horizontal tie beam is what keeps the whole thing rigid. Over time this tie beam will have... two. The Arched Brace TrussThe arched brace truss is, like the hammerbeam truss, an... for tie beams and king or queen posts. And why not pull the tie beam, or in this case..."
Houzz Tour: Southwestern-Style Florida Mansion
Spanish clay tile, rough-sawn timber beams and a horse paddock lend a hacienda feel to a vast Southwestern-style home
"timber beams and a horse paddock lend a hacienda feel to a vast Southwestern-style... doors and beams were made of salvaged barn wood and timbers.... accents the arched niche, which utilizes another beam as a display shelf for more accessories... timber beams and ceiling, rusticated brick floors and stucco walls evoke the feel... wood-beam ceilings. All of the accessories are the homeowners' touch and create... timber beams and the same heavy-duty iron plates continue to give the illusion that..."
Add a Little Gothic Glamour, Chateau Marmont Style
"With a beamed ceiling, gothic arches, a fabulous pool and a bit of damask and velvet... pool. Beamed ceilings in the Salon of the Chateau play off its grand proportions... exposed beams at the Marmont are fitting in their original wood finish. This landscape... garden arches and pathways remind me of the Chateau's Garden Cottages, which are grouped... lofty beamed ceilings at the Marmont. The neutral tones and swivel chairs in this..."
Houzz Tour: Contemporary, Elegant Barcelona Home
A British expat gets custom furnishings, a neutral palette and simplified geometry from a remodel of his Spanish apartment
"are I-beams, C- or channel beams and box beams. Used primarily for bridges and other... Similar to I-beams are hollow structural section beams (HSS), painted orange here.Browse... like wide arches (and skyscrapers) possible. The strength of steel girders makes this... the wood beams above to be cantilevered, taking the load off the window wall. Steel..."
Barrel Vault Ceiling
"continuous arch, often used in cellars and long hallways. Using stone, brick or wood... a soft arch, a half-round or elliptical.... a soft arch barrel vault ceiling. Brick and wood beams make this soft arch a trad... soft arch is perfect for the rustic look of the wine cellar. A concrete half-round..."
Design Details: Cuckoo for Coffered Ceilings
"or an arched doorway may be all it takes to set a room apart from the pack. So... of the beams! I LOVE the coffered ceilings and lighting in the kitchens shown, but... the box beamed ceiling with? We are in the process of building a house and I want a... a box beamed ceiling for my family room but was worried that it would make the space... with a beamed ceiling. Would love some input! Thanks I'd suggest at least 10' high..."
American Architecture: Mission Revival
If you love the look of Southern California's old churches, you'll find this architectural style a blessing
"pillars *Arched doorways and windows *Covered walkways and arcades *Round and quatrefoil... porticos, arches, tile roofs, interior courtyards, wooden beams, and stucco walls. The... An arched main entry welcomes visitors to this Hillsborough, California, Mission... tails, arched doorways and windows, and a red tile roof define Mission revival. A..."
12 Design Features That Bring Spanish Flavor to a Kitchen
Cook up a fresh take on old-world style in your kitchen with these ideas for mixing in Spanish-style materials and architectural details
"ideas — arches, wood and stone ceilings, decorative hoods, a kitchen fireplace and... use wood beams on the ceilings, how high must the ceiling be? love the Spanish ! Hi... colors. 7. Arches. In this generously sized kitchen, an arch separates the cooking and... such as beams and wood flooring, this kitchen is cohesive and has a true Spanish aesthetic... another arch in the niche by the range. 1. Warm, distressed cabinets. Here's a chance..."
My Houzz: Check Out the Curves on This Cliffside Home
Circular forms star in a home on a Washington gorge, from the boulder pile downstairs to an exterior side with nary a straight line
"round: arches, columns, circles, curves, spirals. Dismissing any need to adhere to... lines. An arched window over double entry doors echoes a half-wagon-wheel arch above... drew an arch. He took that arch and created the loft we now have."Dozens of can lights... of the arch. This side of the house has only curves, no straight lines at all." Vince... the wood beams. The view from behind the range is a long one: The expanse of the room..."
So Your Style Is: Southwestern
Does the singular beauty of the American desert speak to you? If so, Southwestern design style may be ideal for your home