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Houzz Tour: See a Concrete House With a $0 Energy Bill
Passive House principles and universal design elements result in a home that’ll work efficiently for the long haul
"result in a home that’ll work efficiently for the long haul... lives in Victoria, British Columbia. “In B.C., it’s a wet climate, which is great... Gray went with a concrete structure to create a home built on super-energy-efficient... lived in the house a full year yet, but so far, with the help of solar panels, he’s... when he built his own home. Wait, what? “I got sick of renovating homes that were... smaller) here in Vancouver. Also will most likely go with BuiltGreen certification. Would..."
Houzz Tour: Platinum-Rating Hopes for a Sterling Modern Home
Efficiency takes an artful form in a minimalist San Francisco home furnished with iconic and custom pieces
"artful form in a minimalist San Francisco home furnished with iconic and custom pieces... dealing with that fiery ball in the sky for his latest design, a towering five-level... relationship with the sun. He’s always looking to capture its natural light for the homes... home in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood. Since the back of the house faces south... Beautiful custom wallpaper in the master. Customizing affords a one-of-a-kind item AND..."
Room of the Day: Princess the Snake Reigns in a Luxe Library
"books. But in this library the custom snake habitat may be most worth checking out... challenge was integrating said habitat into a cohesive design in the Craftsman home in Houston... Plum, in the library, with the … snake?” The most important, challenging and educational... Texas. In terms of nonreptilian functionality, the couple wanted to incorporate a... Just in case the snake wasn’t enough of a design statement, they also wanted to..."
Photos of 2013: The Most Popular Kids’ Spaces
Built-in bunk beds, cool colors and other smart design elements offer ideas for kids’ bedrooms, nurseries and playrooms everywhere
"Built-in bunk beds, cool colors and other smart design elements offer ideas for kids’... decorate in a home. It’s where designers and parents get to, well, be kids again. Things... uploaded in 2013. Which one is your favorite?... like the built-in bed!" It is highly appealing in a cozy, man-cavish kind of way to... girls - built-in bunk-beds, but the entire front enclosure of each bed was fully hinged... purchased bunk beds must comply with safety standards. If built-in do they still abide by..."
Stoke Your Fireplace Design With Decorative Screens and Doors
Keep wayward sparks in while setting your fireplace ablaze with style, with a screen that suits your hearth and home
"sparks in while setting your fireplace ablaze with style, with a screen that suits... element in your fireplace's design. Whether custom made or store bought, these works... art come in endless styles, finishes and materials. If you have an old or slightly used... that were in your BFF's Dad's re-bachelor pad. I like these fireplaces - it's more... want a custom design, check out www.irontonforge.com. They can build any design and..."
Houzz Tour: Personality Drives a Modern Addition in Portland
Artistry goes hand in hand with increased light and space in this playful home filled with eclectic and cheeky details
"goes hand in hand with increased light and space in this playful home filled with eclectic... this home in Portland, Oregon, might not seem that different from its neighbors. But... along with bright designlab designed a whimsical home that reflects Thomas' artistic... house, with a ladder... is there some great view in this neighborhood? And a staircase... tiles in the bathroom. I agree with scarbowcow, though, that it's difficult to get..."
My Houzz: An Architect's Contemporary Green Home
An architect in Ojai, California builds his dream family home with a bedroom rock climbing wall, built-in bunkbeds and a stunning deck
"architect in Ojai, California builds his dream family home with a bedroom rock climbing... wall, built-in bunkbeds and a stunning deck... possible in Ojai's dry landscape, while integrating the aesthetic needs and wants of... features in architect Otis Bradley's Ojai, California, house. Bradley designed the home... methods in a unique way," Bradley says. "The great thing about designing and building... experiment with your ideas." Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Otis Bradley, his wife..."
My Houzz: Ultra Modern in Rotterdam
Showcase home features dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows, custom kitchen island and a stunning bathroom
"windows, custom kitchen island and a stunning bathroom... it was in terrible shape. Built in the early 1900s, the home was made up of three... for me, in terms of whether I would ultimately succeed with my company. Now I feel... modern home in the up-and-coming Katendrecht neighborhood of Rotterdam. The couple bought... walls and built-in bookshelves in the office. beautiful ultra modern? looks contemporary... mixed with traditional victorian Toilet seat down, please. Sheesh! Obviously guys..."
14 Bedrooms That Grow With Kids
You won't have to start from scratch every three years with these modern and eclectic kid's bedroom designs
"years with these modern and eclectic kid's bedroom designs... nestled down in their cribs staring up at the birdie mobile, and the next minute they're... their beds. One minute they are playing princess; the next minute, it's spin the... racecar bed might. Sure, you'll have to switch out the crib and the stuffed animals... advisory in the PrintedArt curator's blog that deasl with this topic. Some of the images... "grow with the kids." Like the desk and picture frame wall The bed along the extension..."
Loft Style: Float the Bed
"Your Bed with Space for a Glamorous, Open Look and Feel... our home in Oregon 6 years ago. In my own bedroom, if our bed is back against the wall... their bed was smack in the middle of the room, angled to take advantage of their... enthralled with how glamorous that felt and have wanted to float my bed ever since.... have the bed in the center of the room we can see the river below too. So, we went for... around the bed that is hard to describe until you try it. If you live in a wide open..."
My Houzz: Soothing Neutrals Calm in an Airy Netherlands Home
"charm with subtle touches of nature... rolled out in stages, with the owners doing much of the work themselves. Guido, a brand... home, built with love.” “When we look at parts of our home, we know whose hands... flawlessly in Guido and Aggy Hoogwerf‘s Netherlands home. The interior’s charming update... their own custom furniture pieces, the owners created what Aggy, a teacher, calls “a... those who in the design community who like to ascribe neutral earth tones with calming..."
Houzz Tour: Shed-Turned-Office in a London Garden
Working and being outdoors aren't mutually exclusive for a U.K. couple — they built an office space amid the greenery of their backyard
"— they built an office space amid the greenery of their backyard... couple. With 150 square feet and $16,000 to work with, designer and architect Gurmeet... ucked in the back of a private garden, this one-room shed serves as an office for... bedroom in no time. A comfy bed, (air bed would be the easiest), Back the head right up... over the bed with two tree trunk night stands, lucious bedding and happy guest! Ooor..."
Dealing With Pet Messes: An Animal Lover's Story
Cat and dog hair, tracked-in mud, scratched floors ... see how one pet guardian learned to cope and to focus on the love
"tracked-in mud, scratched floors ... see how one pet guardian learned to cope and to... rejoice in our luck in getting to live with our messy little love bugs whose adoration... covering them with foam wrapped in flannel sheet. Their "bed" is then continuous with ours... stepping in cold vomit is the second most unpleasant thing to step in with bare feet... and put in hardwood floors and love every minute with our cat and dogs in the house..."
5 Ranch Homes With Modern-Day Appeal
"outside and in for today's design tastes... lived in a 1960s ranch-style house. Our house was in a huge tract with other homes... style, with dramatic low and horizontal rooflines with gable and hip profiles. The... open, with oversize windows that gave an outdoors-in feeling. I remember meals on... course) in front of the big stone fireplace in the family room, which was adjacent... In the early '70s, before my family moved to Los Angeles from Northern California..."
Cool Your House (and Costs) With the Right Insulation
Insulation offers one of the best paybacks on your investment in your house. Here are some types to discuss with your contractor
"investment in your house. Here are some types to discuss with your contractor... projects. In the past, insulation could be poorly installed, incomplete or missing entirely... investments in your home; if you can afford the upfront costs, it always makes sense to... when I built in MA. Now that I'm in the currently-rainy South, I took steps with the... is flat with no crawl space. The brick in other parts of the house (built in 1941)..."