Houzz is the new way to design your home.
3910 exclusive house plans Ideabooks
Best Ways to Use Exclusive Plum, Sherwin-Williams’ Color of 2014
Pretty, moody, maybe even a neutral, this toned-down grayish purple can work in any room. Here's how
"selection of Exclusive Plum as Color of the Year for 2014. While Exclusive Plum and Radiant... vibrant. Exclusive Plum veers more toward blue and has a good amount of black in it... examples of Exclusive Plum used in various spaces. Related: See Benjamin Moore’s color... sell his house and move in together while we built "our" house. He asked me to do the... I've planned on using this color for over 10 years, and now as we're finally building..."
See What You Can Learn From a Floor Plan
Floor plans are invaluable in designing a home, but they can leave regular homeowners flummoxed. Here's help
"Floor plans are invaluable in designing a home, but they can leave regular homeowners... whole house or just interior changes. Floor plans are one of many two-dimensional... across a house. A quick definition for those not familiar with reading plans: A floor... floor plans is second nature for an architect. It is the product of an education... floor plans can be difficult at first for nonarchitects, but this is a very useful..."
Home Designs: The U-Shaped House Plan
"floor plans, this crop of houses share U-shaped plans in common. In each case the... sides the houses also look at themselves, gaining a unique perspective and a strong level... U-shaped plans require more land than the average single-family residence, yet some... - Your house is actually closer to my next ideabook on Curved Houses. Look for it... of the house, rather than the back. I live in such a house and love it, but need ideas..."
Great Compositions: The L-Shaped House Plan
"with the plan. An L-shaped house plan is inherently a fragment of something larger —... ow do houses connect to their sites? It has less to do with style and a lot to do... au/property-house-nsw-palm+beach-107621803 I like the way it connects the old house and... l-shaped house. My front of the house face's the road and has no window's. That's where... shaped house in Texas. The L surrounded a swimming pool. I felt like I was living..."
House Planning: When You Want to Open Up a Space
With a pro's help, you may be able remove a load-bearing wall to turn two small rooms into one bigger one
"live in a house that is a series of small rooms, you may think it would be nice to open... of the house. I will always live in an open concept environment and we have plans... of the house (about 20 some feet) above the wall in question. I have a dropped ceiling... with a plan. Also, you can certainly e-mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have... of the house (in a case where you would want to open up the space to an addition)..."
House Planning: 6 Elements of a Pretty Powder Room
"in the house, it also tends to be one of the most-used rooms, so every bit of its... as my house was built in 1923. It will be used mainly as a powder room, but technically... want a house that has enough bathrooms for each of these designs. I love one more... of the house. And I like how it manages to make use of the slanted ceiling by placing... of your house. But because powder rooms are usually so small, space should be your..."
House Planning: How to Set Up Your Kitchen
"kitchen. Plan and more planning even for a professional designer; however this time... their houses at 50-60 degrees, so keeping any wine out in the house is not a good... the new house! I know, I know - it's not good to put wine over the refrigerator if... and am planning everything to be convenient with as little bending as possible and... our 1st house) such as pots & lids, on a roll-out under cook-top. However back then..."
House Planning: How to Choose Tile
"If you plan on staying in your house for a while/are hoping to re-sell for a profit... an open plan living area is in a medium brown stained oak flat panel. The room is very... troughout my house. The look of Natural Stone combined with glass is my favorite. Sandr... you're planning to install the tile yourself. Larger tiles have a distinctive look..."
Plan Your Home Remodel: The Design and Drawing Phase
Renovation Diary, Part 2: A couple has found the right house, a ranch in Florida. Now it's time for the design and drawings
"right house, a ranch in Florida. Now it's time for the design and drawings... ranch house renovation, we saw how Mike and Leann Rowe found a 1970s home with good... dream house on the water. In this episode, we'll follow the design and drawing portion... floor plan? cstack - the "squiggly" lines on the floor plan indicate which electrical... on the planning stage. (as a technical writer, the industry equivalent is starting..."
Ten Tips for Planning Your Modern Landscape
"the site planning before even figuring out where the house goes. If your house was built... of the house in plan. You may want to repeat or reflect rectangles, squares and curves... modern house? It doesn't all have to be concrete and a few well-placed bamboo trees... already planned a lot of sweet treats for you in this area. 1) Start inside. What... from your house to allow access between shrubs/trees and the building for maintenance..."
My Houzz: A Master’s Design Goes Green and Universal
Adapting $500 house plans in Pittsburgh leads to planned Platinum LEED certification and better accessibility for one of the owners
"$500 house plans in Pittsburgh leads to planned Platinum LEED certification and... dream-house series it was publishing. The plans were sold for only $500 and were... their house LEED certified. “This house has been built over 90 times around the country... Jacobsen plans in 2006. A couple of years earlier, the Pittsburgh residents had acquired... dream house. The couple tapped the help of architect Herb Seigle of Seigle, Solow..."
How to Read a Floor Plan
If a floor plan's myriad lines and arcs have you seeing spots, this easy-to-understand guide is right up your alley
"floor plan's myriad lines and arcs have you seeing spots, this easy-to-understand... about a house. From the type of house to the size of the house, a floor plan reveals... floor plan, or plan, is the most common of all architectural drawings. From builders... floor plan. More than likely this is because the floor plan is the one drawing that... floor plans do reveal a lot about the functional characteristics of a house, they..."
Houzz Tour: An Old-World Bungalow Earns a New Plan
With a hundred years under its belt, this New Hampshire home deserved the loving additions and modern updates made by its architect owner
"colonials. The house had been the smallest on the block until Dutton added the square footage... loved this house back to life with updated materials, but we never lost touch of the home's... about the house as having an old-world feel because of its dark, broken-up rooms. "But... dormers, the house now feels more expansive and has a sunny and welcoming character," says... post-WWII houses. He oriented houses toward the backyard and away from the street--and..."
Renovation Ideas: Playing With a Colonial’s Floor Plan
"throughout the house like so many breadcrumbs. If that’s the house you live in or are thinking... make the house into a home that fosters the way you really live — whether your budget... with this house. The picture below, was a rough plan I did for the client in early discussion... system, and house values. And the planned length of stay for my client. So....... now... Beautiful old house. Are you planning on redoing the kitchen completely (cabinets, etc.)..."
Plan Your Home Remodel: The Interior Renovation Phase
Renovation Diary, Part 4: Peek in as the team opens a '70s ranch home to a water view, experiments with paint and chooses tile
"ranch house in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Over the past few months, we've shown how... right house, assembled their project team, gathered inspiration, established a budget... drew the plans and started construction. The author is the project architect. In the... of the house. @lenachristina - Actually, a house on the water would have cost co... bought a house for what they must have spent on renovations. This is getting me thinking..."