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New Classics: The Bubble Club Chair and Sofa
"Boston Legal. At the end of each episode, James Spader and William Shatner would sit... Boston Legal was one of my FAVORITE shows ever on because of the wit and banter that... art- and it does hang in my wildly out-of-control flowergarden! Like the look, but... Alabama sun and heat? Any distortion of shape in the sun? The chairs in the last photo... cushions and throw pillows. The sofa and chair are available in white, terra-cotta (seen..."
5 Great Plants for Borders and Screens
Get the effects of a shrub but in less time — and drawing more winged pollinators — with these herbaceous perennials
"time — and drawing more winged pollinators — with these herbaceous perennials... maintenance and architectural forms — and many, like Viburnum and chokeberry and ninebark... spring-to-fall privacy and as sculptural elements in garden beds. Are you ready to ride the... plant and plan ahead for the following year; planting is easier on you and the plants... wildlife and offer great fall color. But shrubs are almost too easy. It's taken me years..."
Shelter in a Storm: Architects Improve Global Disaster Relief
Temporary housing takes a well-designed turn with affordable, easily stored structures that address privacy
"other, and the temblor that resulted released stress that’d been building between... Pacific and Eurasian plates for centuries. The ground shook; a tidal wave followed... depressing, and in some cases the conditions were linked with suicide. A better type of... males and females also slippers SML and paper Johnny Coats and spend a mere 30.00... relief and homeless houses for a few years and the world is sorely unprepared to house..."
Great Compositions: Light and Private Courtyard Houses
"air — and a new way of looking at the landscape... point, and the arrangement of the plan allows maximum privacy of the outdoor room... define and give form to the landscape. Moving beyond the intentions of the L-shaped... light and air flow permeating through both sides of each room. A clear separation... living and sleeping space can be achieved while allowing all rooms direct access to... Southern and Southwestern regions as a direct response to the climate before electricity..."
Awkward Windows and Doors? We've Got You Covered
Arched windows, French doors and sidelights get their due with treatments that keep their beauty out in the open
"doors and sidelights get their due with treatments that keep their beauty out in... privacy, and the sunlight can damage possessions. Here are some of the best solutions... windows and doors that are not so simple to cover, such as front doors with large windows... windows and adjacent sidelights, or gorgeous arched windows. They might add to the... a home and supply natural sunlight into interiors, but they might not offer much privacy..."
Houzz Tour: A Contemporary Family Home Opens to Views and Light
With spaces for hanging together and going solo, this energy-efficient house works on multiple levels
"together and going solo, this energy-efficient house works on multiple levels... play and grow, and one that allowed them to spend time together but also have privacy... ility and affordability were other key drivers, as well as a desire to maintain and... and enhance the beauty of the site,” says architect Adam Dettrick, who designed their... along and blows it wide open! The materials, shapes, forms and textures are things..."
Translucent Surfaces: A Canvas for Light and Shadow
"inside and outside isn't always opaque or clear, solid or void. Translucent surfaces... keeping privacy for inhabitants. What follows are examples of translucent surfaces... colors and dim them as needed, or even color-changing strip and change the light color... feng shui and Byzantine churches and in the west's cathedrals. I thought it might be... styles and periods toward form and function. Shannon - I'll look into the 9-square..."
Zis residence: modern and warm
"Hagai and Rona are in their mid 30s and have three children: Noa (7) Tamar (5) and... boundaries and creating a powerful connection between in and out. We completely trusted... bright and have simple and clean lines. At the same time it was important for us to... also open and sensitive to our dreams and ideas. The Landscape Architect, Barak: is... Hagai and Rona Zis started planning their dream house in Herzliya, a city located..."
Houzz Tour: A Light and Bright Victorian
"parties and lounging, leaving the perimeter for planting and privacy screening. Thanks... rooms and oppressive fixtures and mouldings, you are welcomed in with light, airy... light and to make it the interiors appear spacious and open. Thus, they have deemed... facade and front windows and all of the details/moldings but painted it in a more... garage and storage. I framed out and enclosed the garage then created a master suite..."
A Honeymoon Cottage for Edward and Bella
"America and a honeymoon cottage in the woods where Bella and Edward will have some... books and I already have solid plans to go see Breaking Dawn: Part 1 this weekend... scenery and architecture (that's about as true as people saying they get certain lad... scenery and the architecture in the movies makes up for a lot of the cheese factor... Volterra and the magnificent woods of the Pacific Northwest serving as a sublime backdrop..."
Create Drama, Function and Beauty With Luxuriously Draped Fabric
"this well and have used fabric in some beautiful and creative ways to transform their... types and styles of window treatments have come on the market. Gone are the days... unexpected and delightful ways. It always amazes me the impact a few yards of fabric... shading, privacy or protection, drapes can completely change the whole atmosphere of... Porch- and Guest room especially! :) The room with the yellow swag curtain has me..."
7 Questions to Help You Pick the Right Front-Yard Fence
Get over the hurdle of choosing a fence design by considering your needs, your home’s architecture and more
"landscaping and lasts, typically, the life of your home. And with the hundreds of fencing... Design and John Hreno of Terra Ferma Landscapes know the dilemma well, and they helped... gardens and windows. People stop and admire and have said they know we've done something... create some privacy between our homes and were able to bring our fence down between the... came out and we love the sense of privacy it creates. Thanks for this article; it couldn't..."
The Narrowest House in the World?
This 4-foot-wide workshop has eating, sleeping and working spaces in its 150 square feet. Chime in on how livable you find it
"sleeping and working spaces in its 150 square feet. Chime in on how livable you find... work, eat and sleep in a 48-inch-wide studio? This tiny Polish structure, wedged into... bedroom and desk. Studio at a Glance Who works here: Etgar Keret Location: Warsaw... peaceful and beautiful and no I could never live there, perhaps visit for 10 minutes... newspaper and a bag of groceries, and suddenly the place will feel cluttered. Fine for..."
Basement of the Week: Guests Gets a Cottage-Like Stay
Converted to a comfy space with a full bath, a bedroom and extra amenities, this Maryland basement is great for visitors and the owner alike
"bedroom and extra amenities, this Maryland basement is great for visitors and the owner... family and friends, she created a bright and charming guest cottage–like space under... formerly dark and slightly scary basement into an inviting space complete with a living room... station and workspace. Basement at a Glance Location: Bethesda, Maryland Size: About... height legal in Maryland? It isn't here! Very bright and cheery! Would love info..."
Houzz Tour: A Portland Bungalow Gets a Major Lift
"bedrooms and a walk-out basement — plus a boost in income... years and never even noticed it. “It was neglected; the windows were broken, and... it, she and her husband and business partner, Klaas de Jonge, couldn’t overlook the... bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: This is... neighborhood, and quickly scooped it up for vacation rental income. The couple expanded... attic and lifting up the house to create a ground-level unit. They added space-saving..."