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Do These Surprising Contemporary Exteriors Hint at the Future?
"historical, architectural or cultural background may also inform us a little. But one thing... residential architecture in Japan. I would love to do a walk through of all these spaces... contemporary architecture and think well done it looks good anywhere (as in all the examples... So goes architecture. Different strokes for different folks! Interesting article. Building... techniques, ideas and styles, it still amazes me how negative some can be when they don't..."
Design Workshop: The Intriguing Effects of Exposed Framing
Reveal the structure of your home for interesting design opportunities and eye-catching visual effects
"fundamental to architecture, is often concealed behind finishes, layers of drywall, wood,... for the ideas! Love, love this--brings so much depth and texture to a room!! Nice ideabook... truth in architecture is about. Most projects hide the ugly guts and noisy mechanical... striking architectural statement extending out past the main structure. I think on... examples and ideas. It's hard to see in the picture I posted, but each upper level is c..."
Design Workshop: The ‘Disappearing’ Guardrail
Putting the focus on the view instead of the rail on a porch or balcony is sometimes clearly the best option
"important architectural elements with competing design priorities. For example, they... Beautiful ideas. With a lakeshore location and a fairly strong prevailing wind, glass... with the architecture of the house. Eric, thanks for featuring the photo of my work... Great Ideas, thanks for sharing. Just wanted to throw this one in also. We used... like the idea of these transparent ones but too many are too scary! Great article!..."
Home Designs: The U-Shaped House Plan
Lessons of the Eameses
"influence on architecture is undeniable, even though they really only realized one building... & Architecture magazine right after World War II, Case Study House #8 is a now... modern architecture that is influential in myriad ways: its use of an industrial kit... Great idea book. I was a little disappointed in the tv program. Some of it was good... And the idea of building it out of a kit of parts is something that makes building..."
Habitat for Humanity Takes a Modern Tack
The longtime nonprofit has half a million homes around the world under its belt. A new book details some of the noteworthiest
"equal architectural ambition. Most of the houses are traditional in terms of form... programs at architecture schools. This ideabook highlights three projects from the book... great idea book and a nice antidote to some of the more consumerist ones. Go small... incredible architectural proposals is synthesis and dignity response to the massive human... these ideas very helpfull, thank you, cheers Brian I am in constant awe of the heart-felt..."
Modern Canadian Homes Showcase Clever Entryways
From hidden doors to sculptural steps, the entrances to these Ontario, Canada, dwellings make homecoming a special pleasure
"not good architecture, rather it's amateurish. I'm in the crowd for the inappropriate... house. Any ideas on how to start? Lumber yard or re-made? DIY or contractor. I am trying... modern architecture fit in. It is jarring and stressful when it does not. We are... think good Architecture should be easily 'read'. I think it is important that a building... 'irresponsible architecture'. Hideous. I applaud the owners willing to break from the herd..."
Houzz Tour: Sensitive Minimalism in the Arizona Desert
Beautifully framed views and a design that sits lightly on the land make for a thoughtfully integrated modern home near Tucson
"people the idea, I think, that there are endless resources. The idea that each of us needs... as an architectural concept. Minimalist architecture is not really about green or... lines. The architecture flows with the terrain, even the expansive sunset is echoed in... non-green ideas ridiculous in twenty years. I agree with tootise007. Let's at least not... modern architecture. Minimalism, by definition, conveys simplicity in attitudes towards..."
6 Tower Houses Rise to the Tastes of Today
No medieval turrets here, just materials like sleek metal and glass — and, of course, spectacular views
"with the idea as part of a landscape scheme. James Wyatt was the architect. cant think... Japanese architecture, and they are building this way out of necessity. Definitely worth... Ogosta Architecture to - Ogosta Envision - ( A+ to the nth for Four Eyes House) I... love the idea of a fire pole down the center of the staircase! The fire pole will work... Love the idea of each room having it's own floor essentially, but I agree that it could..."
That's Interesting! 6 Designs That Defy Labels
Get inspired by the lines and textures of these homes, categorized only by the fact that they have no category
"balanced architecture with so many textures and large scale pieces - simply a job worth... The idea can be used in so many ways. Two smaller ones in a formal landscape would... first idea is amazing!!!!! But I wonder about the amount of natural light that enters... find your ideas interesting! please do keep it up, John! I love the various designs making... Pty Ltd Architecture renovated an early 20th-century landmark warehouse into residences..."
Houzz Tour: And the Community Award Goes to ... a 'Zen Barn'
Contemporary minimalism wins over the neighbors and delights the owners of this light-filled Canadian home
"Not my idea of a great place to live but to each his own. I love the exterior being... floors. My idea of a dreamy, soulful, elegant house! An incredibly warm and wealthy-looking... love the idea of those red lamps (what happens when you get tired of them? - would be... Beautiful architecture! Thank you for information, it helps The glass stairs are magnificent... Usonian Architecture" - at it's very best. The seamless flows throughout the space..."
Art Brings a New Experience to Modern Home Exteriors
Sculptures and paintings on a home's exterior can create impact and interest before anyone even steps inside
"residential architecture is often described as museum-like. Minimalist white walls and... in all architectural design. Architecture should be a living experience and bring... takes the idea too far. rachtann - Ah, yes, the Newman House by Cassandra Complex. It's... of an idea for an installation on my point possibly utilizing the booming ground... more "architectural", Asheer Akram is another local sculptor who is open to commissioned..."
Modern Home Exteriors Turn a Corner With Mixed Materials
Breaking free from monochromatic monotony, exteriors with different materials on the sides create interest in an unexpected way
Less Is More: 6 Principles of Minimalist Design
Houzz Tour: Dressed Up With a Bow Tie in Arkansas
"Arkansas’ deMx architecture gave this house near Fayetteville, built for a couple whose grown... The architecture sort of reminds me of the President Clinton Library in Little... surprising architectural delights. What a wonderful home, and the fact that they styled... Love the idea of a cistern and the design to accommodate it. Fireplace style and location... Love the idea. Simply and warmth. While I probably would have preferred some contrast..."