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Lake House Collection: 5 Cozy Camps Across the U.S.
Pull up the canoe and relax into the views of these comfy lake house retreats from traditional to contemporary
14 Idea-Filled Cottages to Suit Every Mood
Step into a storybook or find character in wildly offbeat colors — these cottages embrace a range of styles and purposes
Open Walls Widen Home Possibilities
Doing away with the boundary between indoor and outdoor living, open walls add space, light and drama to a home
Photo of the Week: Refuge on the Open Plains
Houzz Tour: 'Hobbit House' in Pennsylvania Countryside
This tiny Pennsylvania cottage and private museum takes its inspiration from J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy world
"example of architectural and craftsmanship design! I'm sure that Mr. Tolkien and his... exactly what architecture is supposed to do - transcend you to a different existance and... and an architectural feat, but please do not call it a "Hobbit House." There is no... p and architecture...I LOVE IT! Wow! Love it. wow! this was even better than the... HollywoodModern Cabin Studios in MarinNautilus Studio: Creative Living in 600 Square..."
Timeline of American House Styles
"American architecture especially out here in the West. Hi schrumi - You're absolutely... vernacular architecture also. As the owner of a circa 1830 Greek Revival home with a 20th... for an architectural identity that fit. This search led, in the last quarter of the... Mid-Century Modern houses are now cherished. Where we are: ready for the next act in..."
Architect's Toolbox: The Sketches That Spark a Home
See why in a high-tech world, pen and paper are often still essential for communicating design ideas
"'good' architecture being produced this is not the case. It is easy to say technology... in an Architectural Digest mag, I liked the design so sketched up my own version... "Beach architecture here is usually all gray or all brown. I didn't want that," he... wanting a modern design. Pearson tried combining these concepts by incorporating enormous..."
5 Incredible Home Conversions
Born as a factory, a school, a warehouse and even a radiator shop, these spaces became unique homes for their forward-thinking owners
"things! -Architectural Antiques, www.archantiques.com How 'bout Demi Moore and Patrick... and wife architectural team Kevin Rasmussen and Vivian Su did as soon as they saw this... adds some modern oomph to the original concrete blocks on the exterior. An open spatial... street architecture of its Tribeca neighborhood, like the glass garage-like door hanging..."
Architect's Toolbox: Vestibules Remake an Entrance
Easing our passage from the outdoors in, vestibules from times past are transitioning to the entryways of the present
18 Winners from the Architect's Toolbox
Live a Fairy Tale in a Getaway Castle Tower
Let down your hair or just savor the idyllic views. In these 5 remodeled European towers, how the story goes is up to you
Want the Best Results? Join Your Design Team
Take a leading role in your home project to help the process go more smoothly and get what you really want
Star Home Facade Combo: Stone and Shingle
Forget one-note home exteriors. A facade that combines stone and shingle gives houses depth, character and curb appeal
Good Houses Are Good Neighbors Too
The best houses engage the world and fit into their surroundings, even while celebrating their own distinct style
Architect's Toolbox: Strike a Balance With Symmetry
Home exteriors, landscapes and interior rooms feel orderly and restful when designed with two mirror-image halves
"colonial or modern, symmetry is a tried and true solution to create balance, especially... with the architecture as well as the furniture and accessories. Keep it all going and... Using an architectural motif, such as an arch, can reinforce the symmetry and balance... follows the architecture. Whether it's a bed, sofa, table or other piece, placing the..."