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Floor-to-Ceiling Tile Takes Bathrooms Above and Beyond
Generous tile in a bathroom can bounce light, give the illusion of more space and provide a cohesive look
"Designers and builders are paying careful attention to universal design, which includes an... first builder came in and said he felt it made the rooms look like elevators. I... glass pool fence. No shower pans here, just tiles and grate drains. Shower pans... and the builder has done a really thorough job with it. As long as it,s done correctly..."
Houzz Tour: Industrial Outside, Sleek and Warm Inside
Concrete blocks on this modern Arizona home's exterior give way to wood, metal and colored glass indoors
"architect and builder are one and the same? Such is the case with the Martinek House, also... courtyard/pool area really made sense. And the glassed in stairwell was beautiful.... and the pool courtyard. The wood doors give a nice rhythm to the hallway and create... from the pool back toward the living room and entry we can see why the architect-builders... courtyard and pool at the center. Additionally, there is a smaller entry courtyard (labeled..."
Houzz Tour: An Early Eichler Home Expands
A tight-fitting family home finds breathing room with a new wing, including a respectfully remodeled kitchen and an added family room
"developer-builder Joe Eichler. But they needed more space for hanging out as a family... to the pool. Nice clean kitchen. Lovely Eichler. Waay too white interiorly Klopf... to the pool area, bringing the outdoors in and expanding the living space. A stacked... to the pool area, giving the clients immediate access to the outdoor area. The original..."
My Houzz: Super Efficiency and Serenity Near the Florida Surf
It can withstand a hurricane and earned LEED Platinum certification, but this island home knows how to chill too
Houzz Tour: A Pond House in the Arizona Desert
With water in the back and a descent to get in, this skillfully designed modern home keeps its cool in the Southwestern sun
Houzz Tour: Historical Details Charm in a Lakeside Michigan Home
Victorian touches harmonize with contemporary amenities in this inviting vacation home with its own dock on the lake
Houzz Tour: Maine Cottage on the Point
Houzz Tour: Strong Enough for Storms, Comfy Enough for a Family
Hurricanes won’t faze this contemporary waterfront home in North Carolina — and mixed reactions don’t faze its owner
My Houzz: A Family Home Embraces Treetops and Togetherness
"“Another builder had already purchased it, but we begged him to let us buy it from him... backyard pool and spa are surrounded by a low glass wall for the children’s safety.... and a pool house make the space especially inviting. A grassy area lies beyond the... the pool for free-range play. The family is building a play fort in the upper corner..."
Houzz Tour: Only the Best for a Desert Spanish Colonial
Calacatta marble, Venetian plaster and hand-carved wood create a home awash in luxurious comfort for an Arizona family
Houzz Tour: Boston Home Goes 'Ironic Traditional'
Masterfully mixing colorful patterns and fun-loving accents, a designer turns her traditional New England house into a spirited home
Houzz Tour: Rooftop Garden and Fun Living Spaces for 5
My Houzz: Entertaining Possibilities in the Hamptons
From intimate dinner parties to large gatherings outdoors, this gracious home handles get-togethers with beachy elegance
Houzz Tours: Lucas's Loft in the Trees
Stacked Stone Inside the Home
"around pools and other water features, and on the front of buildings. I am delighted... example is pool tile which is a high fired porcelain. When in doubt, ask the salesperson... problem, my builder said it is very tough to water proof this form of stone installation... all the builders use nowadays. I will be using it on my fireplace but have yet to find... installers/builders talk about... It is very easy to seal textured stones with a sprayer..."