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42 thatched Ideabooks
Roots of Style: Does Your House Have a Medieval Heritage?
"villages in thatched-roof clusters or groups of tiled-roof Italian hill towns. Commonly... pitched, thatched-roof designs to evolve into wood-shingled roofs, characteristic of... remnant of thatch, are suited to the placement of small, gabled dormers that create cozy... (another thatched-roof evolution) where at least one faces the front. Exterior walls..."
Roots of Style: The Indelible Charm of American Tudors
Rich details and an intimate scale give this English-inspired architectural style memorable character and flexibilty
Renovation Detail: The Eyebrow Dormer
Breaking up a straight roofline with curvy appeal, eyebrow dormer windows add a dramatic touch to a home's exterior architecture
Is It Time to Consider Fake Grass?
With more realistic-looking options than ever, synthetic turf can be a boon. Find the benefits and an installation how-to here
This One's on the House: A Tour of Home Bars
Decorating Around the World: Mexican Modern
The joyous colors, hand-painted tile and whitewashed exteriors of Mexico can bring an air of the tropics to your home
Give Your Turf the Fall Tune-up It Deserves
Treat your battered lawn to a little TLC this fall, and it will reward you with lush, healthy grass come spring
18 Ways to Bring English Country Charm Home
From topiaries and climbing roses to toile and tea, these design ideas can skew cozy casual or manor formal
Houzz Tour: Rugged Irish Landscape, Serene Modern Weekender
This getaway home embraces its environment with windows that frame the views and thoughtful situating on its site
On an Architect's Bucket List: To Live in a Barn
3 Exotic Flowers From the South African Wild
Add an enticing note to a garden border or patio container with these sophisticated and memorable African plants
It Takes a Village: 2 Homes Made of Multiple Structures
Separate buildings join in style and intention in these home bases, showing that sometimes more is just right
Roots of Style: Many Cultures Make Their Marks on Mediterranean Design
If you live in California, Florida or certain other parts of the U.S., your architecture may show distinct cultural influences
4 Things a Hurricane Teaches You About Good Design
When the power goes out, a home's design can be as important as packaged food and a hand-crank radio. See how from a firsthand account
The Elements of Design Explained With Venn Diagrams