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3104 house architecture Ideabooks
Computer-Rendered Architecture Dares to Dream
"fantastic architecture can seem real with computer-aided design... of the house receive equal treatment, making them work together. This residential... odern house by Reveal Studio also has two unique sides to it. At right is a fairly... for the house and its driveway with porous pavers makes for a very "green" design,... Blanda Architecture + Interiors, adopts the "decorated shed" idea defined by Robert... g via architecture, as opposed to "ducks," where form attempts to convey meaning..."
Architectural Images: Truth or Fiction?
Technology draws an ever-fainter line between photo and rendering. Can you tell the difference in these 17 images?
"realm of architectural practice, renderings are used to convey a strong understanding... of the houses depicted. Are they life-sized models that people inhabit (truth) or... trained in architecture, sketches say a lot more about the design and designer than renderings... surrounding houses, right? This may call into question some of your conclusions... I agree... make the house stand out in its surroundings, be it photo or rendering. diamondblue..."
How to Hire an Architectural Photographer
Pro to pro: Great project photos can boost business. Get the details on finding the right photographer for your project
"when an architectural photographer can help. But how do you find one? What will it... a few architectural photographers across the United States for guidance.... The best architectural photographers are very knowledgeable in architecture and interior... a good architectural photographer you must know architecture and interior design.... want an architectural photographer when selling your beautiful home. Not the typical..."
10 Top-Notch Architectural Details, 1 Lake House
From shed dormers to string lighting, this summer home in Vermont incorporates a bevy of classically beautiful features all in one place
"Craftsman architecture, dissected exterior architectural detailing and even gotten spicy... carriage house boast a bevy of architectural details, including 10 of my favorite ones... Vermont, house neatly incorporates the elements of 10 of these ideabooks. The impeccably... into one house. Stunning. I love this house! I love the beds foot to foot! Brilliant... helo this house to a SoCal ranch? Very lovely--what a location! Yes indeed, I could live..."
Clues to Your Home's Architectural History
"with architectural eras and styles and how they look on a grander scale. But in... hallmarks of architectural style are diluted, and the square footage has been reduced to... affordable house. These homes are the ones you see in neighborhoods all over the country... era and architectural style your modest-size older home belongs to? Below you'll find... second house in this style. The house has been added onto over the years. The last..."
Meet Shigeru Ban, Winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize
This humanitarian’s vision includes inspiring new uses for everyday materials, in relief housing and other structures the world over
"relief housing and other structures the world over... Prize of architecture, the annual Pritzker Architecture Prize is given by Chicago’s... art of architecture. The 2014 winner is Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.... We make houses that intentionally look like our cultures idea of a house, we choose... approach to architecture! Congratulations! Inspirational ! His dedicated energy and level... posted! Architecture with soul congratulations all of us should approach work this..."
Minimalist Home in Spain Wins World Architecture News Award
An unadorned house in an ancient Catalonian district catches the attention of the jury panel for its minimalist interior design
"unadorned house in an ancient Catalonian district catches the attention of the jury panel... World Architecture News (WAN) Interior Design Awards announced earlier this week... with a house in the Girona district of Catalonia, Spain, winning the top award in... composed architecture (Indonesia). "Residential was by far the hardest category to... Girona house is breathtaking - click through to her website and see the whole thing..."
Houzz Tours: Malibu Architectural
"tour is a house I would definitely add to one of my "The Dream House" ideabooks. It's... Beach Houses | Browse beach-house photos This is your own home and it underwent... 2006. The house was a rebuild after the great Malibu fire of 1993 where 268 homes (including... burned out house intact and they remain in the back yard as a sort of monument to the... built the Architectural home employing black concrete block, stucco, copper sheathing..."
Meet 4 Basic Types of Home Photographers
Capture the details of your home's architecture or a fleeting moment — just don't expect both from the same photographer
"home's architecture or a fleeting moment — just don't expect both from the same... overall house, interior scope or scale, relationship to the exterior, exterior scope... of the housing magazines, and often here on Houzz's featured photos, is all about... 1. Architectural or Interior PhotographersWhat they do: A professional architectural... photographing architectural interiors and exteriors. He or she knows how to show a space..."
Roots of Style: Do You Live in a Minimalist Traditional House?
Cottages, bungalows, farmhouses ... whatever you call them, houses in this style share several characteristics. See how many your house has
"them, houses in this style share several characteristics. See how many your house... classical architecture. If you would like to determine whether a house might be minimalist... demand for housing grew rapidly after World War II, and getting homes built quickly became... Building a house with just enough detail to give it identity satisfied many buyers and... These houses are often called cottages, bungalows, farmhouses and other regional..."
Design Workshop: Explore the Magical In-Between Spaces
Create new experiences inside and out by separating your main house from the guest suite, workshop or pool house
"your main house from the guest suite, workshop or pool house... or Big House/Little House/Back House/Barn typology evolved out of a need to create... The Big House contained living spaces, the Little House contained the kitchen, the... the Back House stored the carriage and all were connected to the Barn. Buildings were... lived in a house like this. It was a wonderful experience as we could follow our own... such a house again.... I love the concept of living in a grouping of structures as..."
Glass Box Architecture Endures
"Style architecture possible also allowed for the Glass Box. It's funny, as I was... glass box architecture, I came across a Time Magazine article that reported a recent... glass box architecture has endured and proved that it was much more than a trend, and... Glass House in New Canaan Connecticut is now open to the public, and Mies van der... Farnsworth House is on the mend after severe flooding awhile back. These two architectural..."
Discover the Intriguing Possibilities of 3-D Printing for Architecture
Would you live in a home made of printed plastic? With 3-D printing, the options push architecture's limits
"printed architecture: Could these be the basis of a new kind of house your grandchildren... will make house building cheaper or expensive; it's really the design freedom that the... printed house. Softkill is just one of many firms taking advantage of what 3-D printing... unlivable houses. The mobius strip might make an okay art museum, but that thready thing... we make houses, no? I had the exact same thought as an earlier commenter - The "thready"..."
Architectural Oddities Throw Home Design a Curveball
Get ready for your eyes to pop. From undulating curves to a twisted stack of blocks, these singular homes bust architectural boundaries
"modern houses get their fair share, even though the two camps can rarely agree. Even... orary houses, with slight idiosyncrasies. But what about the truly odd? Showing... these houses was my goal in this ideabook, and thankfully, I've found a few.... head* That house is definitely not for me. But the XS House is interesting and the Mi... why most houses are box shaped. Most houses remind me of that old song about "little..."
On Show: The Ingenuity of Ancient Architecture
"copycat house styles that we chose for no other reason than we liked the way they looked... The houses are built to take advantage of the power of the wind and sun, or to... and the houses are low, to make the searing heat more bearable. Some cultures need... ty of architecture-how the environment forces architects to create architectural... interesting architecture-these houses are beautiful. We were tired of living in boxes..."