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Houzz Tour: Color and Personality in 500 Square Feet
This Los Angeles home for 4 has a small footprint, but the family is big on creative solutions and styling
"could build a guest room in a small freestanding shed. "It gave us enough breathing... seeing your front door! I really like the pink front door. I may adapt that idea and... paint our front door on our house in Broome, Western Australia a bright blue & I think... ''The Pink Front Door'' The tepee a really great backyard get away.The house has a warm... whole front if the house or maybe a wide shot of the interior. Love the style though..."
Tastemakers: Talents Shine in New Lighting Designs
"sitting in front of my computer for eight hours," Policky says. The hospitality industry... entire building, so I was able to put each light into a 3-D model to check the scale... Policky builds the fixture while Hagin scouts fabrics and makes the lampshades.A c... behind the front door. These His & Hers Floor Lamps ($650) were inspired by "a chair... Studio? "Building out our own studio has been a labor of love," says Hagin. The business..."
My Houzz: Modernism Takes a Natural Turn in Pennsylvania
"with the building techniques and materials; walnut ceilings grace the interior, and... reasonable build costs. In NZ it would cost another 500K to build this. look back again... into the build. It ultimately creates a richer looking finished project. You really... like but build a reasonable sized home IMO. I am glad to see they are recycling graywater... would build a McMansion twice the size. To call the house a modern mcmansion reflects..."
Do You Really Need That Hallway?
"less to build and more room within your budget. One of the first steps to a great design... stairs, front door, toilet and basement door away from living room view, so I'll keep... across the front of the house to the master bedroom highlighted as circulation area. The... I are building a very open space home:). It's just the two of us and we don't want... in the building had his condo configured so there would be no hallways, and the bedrooms..."
5 Favorite Granites for Gorgeous Kitchen Countertops
See granite types from white to black in action, and learn which cabinet finishes and fixture materials pair best with each
"or new build is a big decision. I often encounter clients with a mental block when... I am building a wine bar using an antique front from a Victorian era upright piano... in the front. I agree with Charmean that granite is a great and durable material;... glass fronts, and a mahogany bar top. Totally stunning. Leitzke, not sure who you... flush front veneers like beech or bleached ash would also look good. The key is to..."
4 Homes With Major Storage That Looks Great
"brings it front and center. Many of us put a lot of thought into how we display our... faux book fronts to hide your clutter, t.v. , what ever needs to be tidied away. Have... designers to build an 8-foot by 6-foot walnut unit. Its unusual angles are replicated in... Millwork to build a painted maple storage unit to fill the alcove, complete with Murphy..."
Design Your Landscape for Peace and Quiet
Block unwanted noise with plantings, barriers and water features for a more soothing outdoor experience
Houzz and the AIA Partner to Help Residential Architects
Better technology and public outreach are 2 goals of the new strategic partnership, announced at the AIA Convention 2014 in June
Restoration Rallies a 1790 Stone Springhouse
An old outbuilding gets a new purpose — several purposes, that is — thanks to careful efforts by stonemasons and architects
"Now the building serves many functions, including pool house, home office and guesthouse... early buildings of all kinds form rural agricultural buildings to Independence Hall... in the building prior to its restoration. How marvellous that the owners appreciated... torn the building down after toasting its history. Everything about it is gorgeous!... farm building in N America. It's a pretty popular route to take in Europe and the..."
Small Decks Hold Loads of Potential
Small slices of deck leave more room for a garden, a hot tub or a view. See how these small and even tiny decks make the most of their size
"worth building. While there is absolutely nothing wrong with having a large deck... it a "porch" because I didn't think it qualified as a real deck! It was built in... would build a nice home then put such awful steps out the back.) Anyway, we decided... better porch, and then we asked a friend to make it a bit larger two we could put... deck or a porch I love it and it gets lots of use.... Small PorchesContractor Tips: Build a Top-Notch Deck..."
Go Beyond the Basics When Interviewing Architects
Before you invest all that money and time, make sure you and your architect are well matched beyond the obvious levels
"you’re building a new home or remodeling a current one, there are many aspects to... out to build in the climate or cultural area you are building(for example feng shui... oversee the build, he saved us. We are ready to build our retirement home near Irving... how to build a house, you need to build a house first! Will definitely know better... trying to build in a rainy area, for example. Some of Frank Lloyd Wright's work, while..."
Rumford Fireplaces Are Hotter Than Ever
"could build a fireplace that threw more heat into the room but produced fewer pollutants... could build my own fireplace. Though I'm not sure I recommend trying to build a... skill to build masonry fireplaces is being lost. The "portrait" dimensions of an old-style... how to build a fire in them and are glad to have found this in your article. Three... We are building a new house right now and we were looking at the renaissance fireplace..."
10 Top Tips for Getting Bathroom Tile Right
Good planning is essential for bathroom tile that's set properly and works with the rest of your renovation. These tips help you do it right
"follow when building a bathroom. Some are industry guidelines, most are local codes — and... put them front to front and they rock etc) to them then a smaller grout joint will not... renovate or build new, our bathrooms will have tile, and you have given a lot of good advice... paper, front 'n back.) Hopefully in your next article you will offer some advice... before you build the shower. These details ensure you get what you want. If not -..."
Houzz Tour: Visit a Forward Thinking Family Complex
"design-build firm ísARK Studio. Working together, Sigurdsson and the clients created... Design-Build This is gorgeous. I want to be able to have a home built like this also... of the building that would see the greatest amounts of sun (south/west) or if privacy... Design-Build Nice tonal quality to the entire home, love how it all compliments the... We take building science seriously and used argon gas filled, lowE coated windows,..."
Modern Fencing for a More Secure Home
Deter would-be burglars without robbing your home of style, by installing a modern fence like one of these
"decided to build a security fence around our property. Just one problem: We want to say... exteriors of buildings were not noteworthy and that the heavy gates or doors, well-locked... Every building looks the same, yet when you go inside, things can be very opulent... jig the front door lock before he became frustrated enough to try and kick the doors... thick, front door & that didn't stop 7 heavily armed men from tearing the gates open..."