18 architectual detail Stories
Renovation Detail: The Casement Window
If heaving open your windows leaves you winded, let the cranks or cam handles of casement windows bring in an easier breeze
Houzz Tour: New Comforts in the Cotswolds
An elegant renovation brings contemporary color and other updates to a historic Arts and Crafts home
"respected the details and history of the house, and would also accommodate relaxed family... lot of architectual details were intact in this house, I found the furnishings dull... period detail MUST be preserved. This is a sacrilege. Beautiful and sensitive update... original details (ironmongery etc) that we saved. Indeed all of the house still has... house details intact. If someone has a house built in 1911 and wants midmod furniture..."
So Your Style Is: Transitional
This sophisticated look hits the sweet spot between traditional elegance and contemporary cool for harmony in your home
The Unofficial Houzz Academy Awards for Movie Homes
Grab a front-row seat as we hand out honors to superb homes featured in 10 flicks. The envelope, please ...
Classic Touch: Decorating with Sculpture
11 Shutters to Enhance Every Window
Vinyl in the bathroom, café style in the kitchen, clerestory in the living room — today's shutters are terrific for every room in the home
Houzz Tour: Fieldstone Divides and Connects a Wisconsin Home
Modern architecture looks right at home on its site, thanks in part to a bold north-south wall of local stone
"every detail was carefully thought out and implemented. I love the materials used... reading more details on how they addressed comfort levels/construction features to deal... unique architectual homes such as this in the future. (P.S. This reminds me of the... how the architectual aspects of the house really work functionally for a Wisconsin... attention to detail and the quality. Is it comfortable and inviting to live in or is it..."
My Houzz: Paint and Pluck Revamp a Portland Ranch
"original details! I love it! Very stylistically respectful of the home's original... beautiful details, for example. Kudos to you. Excellent reno. . and good taste. Maybe... historic details intact! Well done! This house was featured in an episode of Portlandia... of the architectual history of the house. This attitude would transform many older... cabinetry and details, etc. I'm typically one of those Houzzers that make others mad..."
Houzz Tour: More Room to Relax in a Michigan Retreat
Tired of cramming their family and friends into a compact space, a family adds a guesthouse and an addition big enough for a crowd
"smallest details. Love it. There's only one thing that's glaringly missing from this... space and details. Engaging, whimsical and functional - Sweet. One of the best renovations... is the Architectual expansion, but the decor is wonderfu, as well. I would love to... was a detail saved from the original house. The homeowners found the various bottles..."
Love the One You're With: Honoring a Home's Original Charm
Sunken and Raised Areas Take Gardens Up a Notch
Altering a landscape's grade can create energy and excitement, offering different vantage points and moods depending on the level
Houzz Tour: Dream Views Wow on Seattle's Lake Washington
Expansive glass brings nature's glories inside this contemporary home, while generous wood celebrates the beauty of the outdoors
Stormwater Planters Manage Runoff in Small Gardens
Togetherness Take 2: Is a Cohousing Community for You?
Gardens Tap Into Rill Water Features
Rooted in ancient design, this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow