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Quick Take: A Modern Pool House for Art and Entertaining
"with a modern cedar and stucco pool house that accommodates both needs while opening... their main house, something was missing. She needed a place where she could paint, and... how the modern pool house has expanded beyond the traditional use of providing a retreat... sun! Our modern pool house sits on axis with the harbor so that our clients -- avid... love this house, but would love it even more if there were grasses growing on the roof..."
Color Makes Its Mark on Modern House Exteriors
Consider borrowing from the rainbow to give a modern home depth, distinction or even just a mood boost
"give a modern home depth, distinction or even just a mood boost... exteriors of modern houses. A similar ideabook on modern interiors will follow.... Modern architecture and its architects historically have been seen as being afraid... Museum of Modern Art; buildings with whitewashed walls were preferred over others, and... strand of modern architecture; even Villa Savoye has green exterior walls on the ground... strand of modern architecture — where white light is split into its rainbow of colors..."
10 Bold Ideas for Modern House Numbers
Call them creative, quirky or bold. When guests drop in, they'll simply call these address numbers stunning
"Plain house numbers not cutting it? There’s no reason to settle when there are so... create new, modern house numbers for our very modern home. But in the meantime, I spiced... found my house numbers from a company listed on Houzz called Modern House Numbers. Fast... some diy modern house numbers made with free paint stir sticks. Instructions here:... stone house, and adds a modern pop! This is not our permanent solution, but it's..."
Modern Garden Designs for Modern Homes
"“The modern house requires modern surroundings, and in most respects the garden... suit the houses they surround or not. Some modern trends in gardening, such as the “new... lot of modern house design mirroring the International style, surely the surrounding... in the Modern Landscape, who was a strong advocate of functionalism in design — wrote... style houses were being built in the United Kingdom. They were beautiful geometric..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Mexican Paradise
"House + House Architects Creates a Handmade Tropical Castle With a Modern Twist... team at House + House Architects, Casa Lluvia Blanca is a striking representation of... dose of modern. Thanks to Steven and Cathi House's impeccable designs and the amazing... Blanca is a modern, three-story estate in the heart of a historic Mexican city. San Miguel... blend of modern and traditional culture. Completed in early 2011 by the husband-wife..."
11 Fences to Match a Modern Mood
Pass on the picket — steel, glass and other materials let fences make a perfect union with modern house mates
"A house's character is determined by its exterior form, materials and color, but... for a modern or contemporary residence is not as easy to determine as what is suitable... residence. Modern materials, such as expansive glass, can't really be replicated in fences... some modern and contemporary fences that are striking in their own right.... in my house & garden..looks like, http://a-1fenceproducts.com/a1-unico.htm I loved..."
Color Energizes Modern House Interiors
See how selective splashes of color can emphasize architecture and activity areas throughout a modern-style home
"about some modern houses that embrace color on their exteriors, but ironically, most of... preferred in modern houses. This minimalist and gallery-like aesthetic lets an owner's... of the houses featured are white on the inside. Even with drywall and other interior... as with modern exteriors, architects and clients should not be afraid of using color... color in modern interiors. This ideabook highlights various tactics for applying color..."
'Houses of Maine' Puts Modernism in Its Place — in Nature
Set in the meadows and woods of Maine, the homes in this book give modern architecture a natural context
"book give modern architecture a natural context... features (House in a Meadow, House on the Barrens, House on a Pond etc.) rather than... unmistakably modern yet also born of Maine's harsh yet beautiful climate; the houses are... the six houses in the handsome book. Each house is documented through a description... occupies a house built in 1835 that the architects say has been "renovated and revised... collected in Houses of Maine, published in May 2013 by Princeton Architectural Press — is..."
5 Modern Pavilions and Pool Houses
With glass walls and a streamlined sensibility that direct focus toward the view, minimalism can be a natural fit for outdoor structures
"qualities make modernism appropriate for small pavilions, be they pool houses or other similar... define modern architecture — large expanses of glass, minimal surface articulation... show how modern architecture can be more tolerable to a larger audience in small doses... this pool house I want this house... first house makes my heart jump. It's so pure! These are all very interesting and... midcentury-modern house. It serves as a pool house and also as an office, a gallery and..."
Must-Know Modern Homes: The Glass House
Little privacy, lots of inventiveness. Philip Johnson's 1949 see-through structure offers a clear view of his eclecticism
"Glass House, which he designed and built in the late 1940s. Today the Philip Johnson... Glass House is owned and operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation;... Glass House pavilion. While the whole 47-acre compound is referred to as the Glass... Glass House, in this ideabook the term refers to the building from 1949; references... Glass House at a Glance Year built: 1949 Architect: Philip Johnson Location: New..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Gothic Pool House
"a pool house for her Gothic-style estate in Nashville, Interior Designer Jamie Beckwith... designs. The house is full of unexpected textures, including a walnut bathtub, wood tile... guest/pool house. I think its bigger than my actual house. Hell of lot nicer. Id never... in this house! more power to jamie for doing something *different*! Okay, this is... responding "Modern-Gothic"! Not only that, this designer and I even share the same name..."
Step Right Up: Expressing Movement on Modern Stairs
"interesting modern and contemporary stair designs than with ones populated by people ascending... not into modern myself, I do like to see creativity such as these various stair designs... of the houses I see here on Houzz are in CA and have these glass stair designs and... outside the house, and the stairs really played this up. Another project used the stairs... merchant's houses in St Petersburg Russia, also people have not been afraid to try what..."
Houzz Tour: A Metaphor and 18 Bikes Inspire a Modern House
"Can a house convey human feeling through its design? Architect Lisa Chadbourne thinks... a new house for Martin and Shelley Criminale, she used the questionnaire to learn... “If our house were a country, it’d be … ” Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Martin... of this house. Love everything about this house. Cannot find anything about Milestone... is your house? You are my kind of architects. I loved reading about this house! Do..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Minimalism in a Multigenerational Home
Connections are paramount in an extended family's new house in Dallas. What furnishings would you choose to enhance them?
"family's new house in Dallas. What furnishings would you choose to enhance them?... designing this house for a three-generation family, architect Joshua Nimmo developed a plan... classically modern one-story pavilion where connections — between family members and to... of the house at this stage also prompt us to consider how to "finish" it. I have my... but this house like many "modern" houses is just too austere. From the street elevation..."
Houzz Tour: Bright Midcentury-Modern House in Seattle
A treasure trove of vintage furniture gets a new look against a backdrop of warm wood floors and light colors in a Washington state home
"inherited a houseful of midcentury-modern furniture from a family member in Chicago, which... of this house in Seattle's Laurelhurst neighborhood are extremely lucky — they inherited... This house is perfect! I live in Seattle as well, in a mid-century modern. There... .... Modern Furniture I'd love to know what type of hardwood the floors are. I want... about this house that I simply love (oh that furniture, why can't I inherit a Noguchi..."