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Houzz Tour: An Illinois Loft Sparks Renovation Fever
Home improvement newbies (and newlyweds) find joy and a new income source while redoing their space themselves
"newbies (and newlyweds) find joy and a new income source while redoing their space... and big-box bargains. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Jeremy Borcher and Jordan... Borcher and Jordan Mertens never knew a moment in their first home when they weren't... up the loft was a labor of love," admits Borcher. "But by the end it had turned into... process — and the income they earned renting the place afterward — that they predict..."
Houzz Tour: Tying Together a Boston Loft
Walnut and other elements weave throughout a family’s condo, filled with multipurpose spaces and newly maximized views
"alnut and other elements weave throughout a family’s condo, filled with multipurpose... of this loft had been seduced by its sweeping Boston skyline views and vibrant historic... built-ins and other features didn’t stand up to the loft’s 18-foot-high ceilings, and... guests and a nursery for their first baby, who was on the way. Here’s what they did... kitchen and bathrooms . . . fantastic! Especially love the walnut, white and orange..."
Houzz Tour: A Chicago Loft Rises to the Rafters
Voluminous ceilings and immense windows were the starting point for a renovation that takes two old apartments to new heights.
"ceilings and immense windows were the starting point for a renovation that takes two... had a roof room and a deck. Once again, the two areas were combined and Riker un... in life and in design, the only way to go is up. Thomas Riker and James Dolenc, of... gutted and renovated two adjoining loft apartments. Both units had mezzanine levels... owners and a guest wing that features two bedrooms and an office. “Everything was..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Industrial Loft!
Bring on the brick and metal. If you live in a converted warehouse or an edgy loft, we’d love to see it
"brick and metal. If you live in a converted warehouse or an edgy loft, we’d love... wood and bare windows simply irresistible. They consider the raw materials and finishes... style and give a home a certain kind of rough edginess something to proudly display... converted loft or warehouse home with these details, we want to see it! Show us: Upload... below and tell us about your industrial-style home. Your space may end up as a My..."
Have Your Flat Roof and Your Snow Too
Laboring under the delusion that flat roofs are leaky, expensive and a pain to maintain? Find out the truth here
"that flat roofs are leaky, expensive and a pain to maintain? Find out the truth here... image of a roof above our heads. And while the elements of snow and rain may shape our... a flat roof can be designed and constructed to address each and every one. So if you’re... a flat roof. There are many misconceptions about the use of flat roofs in snowy... luxury and nearly infinite choice. The very notion of shelter is linked to the image..."
Pitched Roofs Make a Point in Modern and Contemporary Homes
Flat roofs may be the modernist standard, but angled ones say 'home' loud and clear. See how architects are giving pitches a place today
"Flat roofs may be the modernist standard, but angled ones say 'home' loud and clear... front door and, most notably, a pitched roof. Modernist parents may cringe and patiently... Architecture and fell in love with the idea of being able to occupy and plant a garden on... a flat roof terrace. So why are we now wavering on roof form? When you ask a child... that a roof doesn’t have to be inclined, that the flat roof is a symbol of progress..."
Modern Homes Play a Frame Game With Landscapes
Part matchmaker and part censor, frames play a vital role in how architecture and outdoor spaces connect
"matchmaker and part censor, frames play a vital role in how architecture and outdoor spaces... Frames, be they windows, doors or other openings, can serve various purposes, one... certain side and angle, or enlarge a space by providing a view to the area beyond. These... all have frames connecting them to other spaces. This topic has been covered previously... modern framing 1930 style. It has a roof top terrace and the opening in the wall frames..."
Extend the Roof for Shade and Shelter
"the sun and rain with a modern brow-like extension of your roof... pitched roofs with gable ends can appear modern, even though they are rooted in vernacular... buildings and construction. A departure from that traditional form are "brows" — roofs... lighting, and offer other uses. The following examples show this technique to be a fairly... Wright, and others. Browse more modern designs | Find an architect... House and the home in Austin- are so inspiring! Does the break in the roofline allow..."
5 Structural Plants to Frame Your Garden Beautifully
Consider these trees and shrubs live building blocks, providing structure and definition in even a small garden
"trees and shrubs live building blocks, providing structure and definition in even... minutiae and enthralled by novelty. As I turned my attention to art and design, I learned... look at and think of plants in broader terms — size and silhouette, opacity, durability... First and foremost a plantsman, I have always been lured by rarity, charmed by botanical... durability and so on — qualities that make a plant pop, or not. When you're conceptualizing..."
Architecture Shows a Portal Frame of Mind
Providing shade or making a dramatic architectural statement, framed exterior portals and coves are becoming a modern trend
"statement, framed exterior portals and coves are becoming a modern trend... floors, roofs — that extend past the exterior wall to create deep frames. The reasons... goals: framing a particular view, providing shade and cover or making a statement... corners and for leaves to gather and show up against the white. The rest of the portals... portal frames that comes into my mind is Paul Rudolph's Milam Residence in Ponte Vedra..."
Regional Modern: Vibrant Layers of Old and New in NYC
"apartments, lofts, and townhouses. Most of the examples that follow are lofts, because... homes and suburban/country homes. Here we look at the first, which encompasses apartments... Those lofts almost make me want to give up the beach and head to NYC this instant... first loft as well. gorgeous. ! $$$$$ LOVE these pics. Lofts have always been... light and high ceilings and all of the wonderful architectural elements make them..."
My Houzz: Color and Cupcakes in a Denver Loft
"somewhere, and for Caylin Engle and Collin Scott, that place is a loft in the heart of... years ago, and shortly afterward her little pup, Gigi, and Scott moved in. The recently... retailers and bring their charming storefront aesthetic to their loft, personalizing... furnishings and evidence of Engle's cupcake obsession. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... Scott, and their dog, Gigi Location: LoDo (lower downtown) neighborhood of Denver..."
The Gable Goes Mobile, Micro and Mod
"houses and urban pads for decades, but a number of events and projects converged in... Francisco and other cities. And then every month a new tiny prefab housing unit was unveiled... Ábaton and was designed and built in Spain. The third is a Canadian product that was... exhibition and news about microunits in New York City, matched by similar news in San... the city and moving into nature. The following three prefab dwellings each tap into..."
Houzz Tour: A Virginia Loft Brims with Color and Cheer
"the road and head out of New York City, Lanteri and her husband moved to a loft in Arlington... sat down and thought about what she really liked to do (interior design), and what she... Lanteri and her husband fell in love with the layout. The loft is open, but there's... explains, "and I just felt this need to do something totally different — something more... organized, and taking certain risks." An interior designer was the perfect combination..."
My Houzz: Industrial L.A. Loft Sparkles and Shines
"Deojay and her cats, Paddington and Chloe Location: Downtown Los Angeles Size: 700... accessories and a sequins-filled closet, blogger Danielle Deojay created a high-rise,... downtown L.A. loft. "My place became my own on the day I moved in," she says. "It was like... Beautiful loft! Great job. I love that white chair you found on Craigslist! Danielle... clean, and representative of the things she loves.Her place shines with personality..."