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Meet a New Resource-Saving Prefab Design
Energy efficiency and a resourceful layout combine with ecofriendly materials in this noteworthy prototype for modular homes
"Francisco. Designed and built by Method Homes and Bogue Trondowski Architects, the design... modular homes that show how small homes can be comfortable, and how sustainability... -foot home might not sound impressive until you hear its list of attributes. Renewable... prefab design, which made its debut on November 14, 2012, at the Greenbuild International... like a designer got hold of a trailer home. Once you add in the cost of land, site..."
Design Mystery: Why Do Pineapples Sprout Up in Home Design?
Early Americans were bananas about pineapples — and we’re still reaping the benefits of the sweet fruit’s symbolism today
"pineapple designs. I thought the design was popular because it was easy, but now I know... Up in Home Design," is very attractive! After viewing it, I am inspired to redo our... piña pole home design : ) Damn auto correct. Of course I meant pineapple. There goest... in my home, but sweet remembrances as well. This was a great read about an interesting... husband was home and then lovers knew to stay away. It's a credible story given the voyages..."
10 Ways to Go Greener Through Design
"build a LEED-certified house to go greener. While larger choices can make larger i... your home add to its overall value, but it allows for you to save resources and... of your home. Check out these 10 suggestions for adjustments you can make in your... your own home that will add to its eco-intelligence, functionality and beauty.... amazed by homes that are knee-deep in toys. These two designs also encourage even the..."
Houzz Tour: Outstanding Ecofriendliness With a Contemporary Bent
An abandoned home in Quebec sees a major turnaround, thanks to its owners' green principles and fresh design style
"abandoned home in Quebec sees a major turnaround, thanks to its owners' green principles... green home designs, but they didn't appeal to us," Karsenti says. "They felt very... of the home, they decided to take it all the way and aim for Platinum LEED certification... Montréal, designed by Gervais Fortin, is the first single-family home that's aiming for... Montreal home. They just wanted an ecofriendly house that looked and felt contemporary..."
Houzz Tour: Step Inside (and Out) a New Florida Showhouse
2012 'New American Home' at International Builders Show celebrates latest materials and ideas for luxurious, indoor-outdoor living
"American Home' at International Builders Show celebrates latest materials and ideas... American Home" showcased by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in several... wonder the home has several certifications including the USGBC LEED-H Platinum. More... lifestyle. Designed around a central courtyard, pool and patio, it features large glass... showhouse, designed and built by architect Phil Kean in Winter Park, Florida, is the smallest..."
Designer Sketch: Susannah Devine
The Houston designer shatters the ecofriendly stereotype with her love of 17th-century design, rap music and Frank Lloyd Wright
"Houston designer shatters the ecofriendly stereotype with her love of 17th-century... design, rap music and Frank Lloyd Wright... interior designer is half of RD Architecture, a firm that specializes in LEED-certified... that designing and building green has a certain look. "Material selection is a... green design is based more on how you build than what you build," she says. Houzz... older homes have more character and presence than most new homes. It’s tragic that..."
Houzz Tour: Houston Architects' Modern Live-Work Studio
Two architects practice what they preach in a modern, light-filled space amid other homes they've designed
"are all LEED certified and are in the same modernist vein as the live-work studio.... modern design has to equal compromising on working with the environment to save energy... layout and design; the colors are fantastic. The outside is very beautifully done and... of the LEED-certified residences in the distance. The water feature and planting in... does the design of the reception area and the conference room beyond. Here is another..."
Etsy Designers at Home: Interview with Sue Teso of Solstice Home
"Cape Cod homes - both her current home and the one she lived in until recently. Her... and your home are now delighted, and you have the home that you envisioned. Thank... vintage home accessory, or piece of furniture, can transform a room from run-of-the-mill... Solstice Home, it was love at first sight. Sue's collection is carefully edited and... help the home scavenger in need - if you've got something in mind, she'll keep an eye..."
Etsy Designers at Home: Nina van der Goor's Fun, Crafty Netherlands Home
"your next home project? Tidying up! My home is complete, but I want to use it in a... make your home as dream-home-ish as possible (within reasonable proportions), you won't... Nina's home was recently featured in IKEA Family Live magazine. You can also see more... share her home with us, and to answer a few of our questions about her style and how... modern design stuff. I love happy colors and lots of prints, and am not afraid to..."
My Houzz: Artful Character Colors a Textile Designer's Home
"textile designer, could make the space burst with DIY pattern, color and character... textile design work, add splashes of color. Even a tiny opossum jaw is appreciated... for its design and made part of a tabletop display. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... I see homes like this and I just drool. I think, "Wow! I can have a home that screams... about this home. It's great to see a home that is decorated around the person's personality..."
Houzz Tour: Creative Design Moves Rescue an Island Cottage
Facing down mold and nicotine, two industrious Canadian designers transform an uninhabitable wreck into an artful getaway
"Canadian designers transform an uninhabitable wreck into an artful getaway... lives as design consultants in Vancouver to Mayne Island, where they enjoy watching... building new homes when theres an abundance of older homes in need of renovation. Wonderful... wonderful home... I love this home. Great work. Oh! Both water views and a southern... nursing home and sadly died there. The roof was home to racoons and various birds...."
Houzz Tour: A Base Camp Designed for Adventure, Durability and Style
Rugged materials join refined good looks and clever details in a Washington family’s all-year getaway
"re to design a base camp for year-round adventure on land at the edge of a meadow... rugged design that is responsive to the environment and low on maintenance, letting... vacation home for a family of four. Location: Mazama, Washington Size: 1,600 square... of the design strategies used in this home could transfer well to a home for Alaska... A well designed home for the cold climate. The outdoor photos are especially great..."
Design Surprises Amaze in an Eye-Popping Manhattan Penthouse
Mathematics meets fun in a most unusual 7,000-square-foot space topping a landmark New York City building
"interior design was handled by interior designer Ghislaine Viñas, who inserted colorful... residence was designed by David Hotson, who inserted four floors into the previously unoccupied... do the design justice, but they call attention to the many delights the residents... not a home; it is a work of art. Either you get it or you don't. This design looks... Interior Design Magazine and fell in love! This is a perfect design for someone who..."
Houzz Travel Guide: Atlanta for Design Lovers
You'll find world-class museums, restaurants, hotels and shops in Georgia's woodsy, welcoming and charming capital
"CNN and Home Depot all call the city home. And Vivien Leigh would have been proud with... Crafts homes. The energy continues today, and not just at the busiest airport in... Victorian homes surrounding Grant Park or the mansions of Buckhead, I.T.P. (that's local... upcoming home tours... this is awesome becky. i get at least one email a week asking... arrived home. I fell in love with the beauty and diversity of the city. But this..."
Modern Garden Designs for Modern Homes
"to your home’s clean-lined architecture in a most interesting way... garden designer and the author of Gardens in the Modern Landscape, who was a strong... sm in design — wrote, “The modern house requires modern surroundings, and in most... garden design, whether they suit the houses they surround or not. Some modern trends... house design mirroring the International style, surely the surrounding gardens should..."