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Houzz Tour: Problem Solving on a Sloped Lot in Austin
"tree make building a family’s new home a Texas-size adventure... out to build her own home, she faced a few obstacles, namely: a narrow lot on a steep... of the front I was like "meh" but the interiors are so lovely (the windows! the view... love the front of the home. Nice. With such a view, who needs art on the walls? SO... got to build within 50 feet of the creek and under the drip-line of a 2 foot diameter... amazing build. I love the design and accent of the windows wrapping around the building..."
Energy-Saving Ideas From 3 Affordable Green-Built Houses
"green building from design competition winners in New York state... first two buildings. Great article and read. Thanks John. I love the interiors, most... the last building especially interesting. Being 'older' myself, it is inspiring to see... I am building a home right now which Architect and I are trying to make as green... in the building science field roll their eyes. If this style of house appeals to... sustainable, building is the practice of creating and using healthier and more resource..."
Houzz Tour: Natural Meets Industrial in a Canal-Side Washington Home
Wood and steel mix with copious glass in a contemporary new build that seamlessly transitions to the outdoors
"y new build that seamlessly transitions to the outdoors... chose to build a relatively modestly sized house that was closely tailored to their... chose to build a relatively modestly sized house that was closely tailored to their... situated in front of the glass pocket doors??? Love this house - but also don't understand... bed in front of the doors This is one beautiful home...love it. Great work FINNE... ..the front (entrance) seems to have more integrity. I'm always grateful to people..."
Tour a Pioneering Beach Town That Fosters Community
No cars, mixed-use zones, strict building codes ... a new book takes us inside Seaside, a champion of New Urbanism
"strict building codes ... a new book takes us inside Seaside, a champion of New Urbanism... distinctive buildings and presents a wealth of unbuilt proposals to learn from. This ideabook... house fronts not dominated by garage doors, front and back porches for visiting with... small buildings that were there (and the deck) were incorporated into the retail... history, old buildings and homes, a fishing fleet, the river and great stores and restaurants..."
Houzz Tour: Comfy Cottage Style With an Industrial Touch
Designed for a lifetime of togetherness, a new build in British Columbia mixes universal features with easygoing looks
"a new build in British Columbia mixes universal features with easygoing looks... Duncan were building new on an established area, and they wanted the home to fit the rhythm... love the front and back porches. This is a very vice house. The outside is charming... under building or over building, is there anything you would do different with a... didn't build something that would not fit in. The rooms look very spacious in the..."
Landscaping Tricks to Manage Stormwater Runoff
Help rainwater absorb slowly back into the earth with paving grids, gravel beds and other porous systems
Stressed Out? Try Hitting the Woodshop
Building things with your hands just might boost your mood while giving you personal new pieces for your home
"Building things with your hands just might boost your mood while giving you personal... now I'm building a base vanity cabinet for our new master bath. The cabinet front... often building things with the circular saw, drill, hammer, etc. My hub taught me... the back porch, or on a workbench in the garage. Here is a picture of my first woodcarving... started building things because I was dissatisfied with the intersection of price vs..."
Stylish New Kitchen, Shoestring Budget: See the Process Start to Finish
"family builds a kitchen to be proud of... you're building everything from scratch (we even did our own countertops), and only... the new porch... I love to paint floors; takes a considerable amount of effort up front... front, but the results can be great. I actually can't wait to repaint those in our... called G&S Building Supply and are located in the SODO district of Seattle. It is worth... "apron front" style sinks, the sink I ended up purchasing was made in Italy by a company..."
13 Versatile Furniture Pieces That Grow With You
Build a collection of high-quality pieces that will work from that first solo rental to a long-term home
"Build a collection of high-quality pieces that will work from that first solo rental... slowly build an arsenal of key pieces that will work anywhere. For these foundation... glass-enclosed porch. It is the absolute best place to stretch out with a book and listen... for a porch coffee table. Lynda I had my parents mid century modern orange leather... classic porch style. Not furniture, but I have a number of table lamps that date back..."
My Houzz: Ecofriendly and Salvaged Style in a Montreal Triplex
Repurposed materials, graywater reuse, and no-VOC paints make for a resourcefully earth-friendly home in Quebec
"The building was, at the very least, unhealthy, with 3 major structural faults... for the front door and the roof terrasse? And I would love to know who did the roof... our wide front door, there used to be two equal-sized doors, so the opening in the stone... apparent building height uniformity in the sector. The roof terrace was made by Toits... bridge-building headaches as these people's jobs are still located on the island...."
Roof Overhangs Project Lower Energy Costs
"is one building feature that can aid in summer cooling and winter warming: deep roof... penetrate a building than summer light, thereby allowing light and heat in during the cooler... If the building element bears more than about 30 degrees off true south, the effectiveness... because the front door is up the path. Regardless it sits like this HUGE structure that... control. The front of the house faces south and features a large overhang that folds over..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Style With Wood, Stone and Color
"iconic building, completed over 50 years ago, has had a lasting impact on modern home... color and building green. This house, designed by Thomas Roszak for a couple with three... office building (a pretty office building though). The irony of an Ecohome with such... That's a building! It's beautiful, but it feels like a fancy office to me, not a home... apartment building. This house may have received 7RR-Ecohome certification for its materials..."
Life Without Air Conditioning? These Passively Cooled Homes Say Yes
Ever wish you could chuck that money-sucking air conditioner? Check out these homes that keep the air cool and flowing passively
"wrap-around porch, keeping sun off the windows, but letting in plenty of light in the winter... of the building and ducted inside. Great ideas but can you answer how these designs... before building a home to understand how the lighting will affect your home throughout... have to build around trees. But I have a well shaded new house! Great article. I try... to do/build than explain here. I live in the Middle Tennessee area which has heat..."
Modern Design Captures Valuable Rain
Instead of letting a precious natural resource trickle away, these architectural features make the most of it
New Construction in Minneapolis Keeps a Familiar Face
With the same exterior look of the previous home on its lot, this new build minimizes disruption while incorporating modern improvements
"this new build minimizes disruption while incorporating modern improvements... that we build new houses in neighborhoods where the infrastructure already exists rather... for this build? Love that front door! Who makes it?!! @Tim Payne - I believe the front... responsible building practices what we could build would be more than another "new construction... project (building decisions, complexity, and owner selections, etc). For a project..."