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Dick Clark + Associates
3 Reviews
modern exterior architecture
Ideabooks14,124
Questions9
Fits right it the surrondings. A nature home.
Strong lines and lightness of materials make this home seem to float. The landscaping around the home seems to disconnect the driveway and foundation from
the Queen Anne lives on, even when it's not so readily apparent, in this home. Sure, there's no "gingerbread" or "brick-a-brac," and it has an all-flat
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“Welamlambo section” — Tshepo Mkhonto
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jARCHITECTS: Jim Rymsza, AIA
7 Reviews
Craftsman Second Story Addition
Ideabooks8,746
Questions12
Built-Green remodel, new energy efficient details were used through-out. This home was featured on the Cover of Fine Homebuilding Houses Issue #203 Summer 2009
That's great! We live in a 750sf one level home (30ft wide) in DC with a huge yard. We want to add on about 1700sf so I'm
Reflective coatings. These coatings block solar radiation but also VT and glare. They do reduce SHGC, though, which is a plus. The DOE says that this kind
to stay in your home, don't be. From what I have learned about the house-swapping community, you would be surprised at how well homes in "normal" towns
13. What is the condition of the roof? Older homes often have a rotten cedar shake or shingle roof. If you're thinking about
It's truly a lovely home. I love it.
“I want a second story addition” — joeydk
Northworks Architects and Planners
1 Review
Thistle Hill Farm
Ideabooks10,833
Questions7
house? We live on a big farm and are looking to build a modern barn style home and LOVE this! Thanks.
Beatiful farm home with loft- OK it is huge!
north-facing orientation, the house gets great natural light, without the solar heat gain from direct southern sunlight in the summer.The proportions of
as possible for future projects and in some of their furniture.Siting the home atop a hill just above where the former barn stood means it enjoys spectacular
as possible for future projects and in some of their furniture.Siting the home on top of a hill just above where the former barn stood means it enjoys
“simple,rural.” — dobd
Cobb Architects
25 Reviews
20 Iron Bottom Lane
Ideabooks2,776
Questions4
Structures Building Company was the builder for this home.
A really wonderful color palette for the tropics is a soft yellow home set against a lush green landscape and bright, painterly sky. In fact, tropical
What is the paint color on this home?...shed roof for more solar surface area...Favorite profile - Daniel Island Home
“side house” — ardens
David Johnston Architects
3 Reviews
Blue Creek Ranch
Ideabooks2,450
Questions3
like the contemporary/rustic combination and layout of home
Like the windows and the lines of the home. Would change exterior
SOLAR POTENTIAL...middle section of home...Dream home...Bend home idea
“SOLAR POTENTIAL” — amydmit
Carlton Architecture
4 Reviews
Nethermead Residence
Ideabooks3,111
Questions5
wHAT MATERIALS ARE USED ON THE EXTERIOR OF THIS HOME?
The joinery of the various siding areas breaks up the mass of the home. It also borrows from tradition while remaining firmly planted in the co
Reminds me of Japanese homes with a modern twist.
The joinery of the various siding areas breaks up the mass of the home. It also borrows from tradition while remaining firmly planted in the contemporary
The joinery of the various siding areas breaks up the mass of the home. It also borrows from tradition while remaining firmly planted in the co
Nice mix of style solar panels too
“Siding/windows” — Taylor McCabe
Asher Associates Architects
5 Reviews
Covered Porches
Ideabooks4,744
Questions9
this homes? how much would this type of home sell for?
I love the way this home looks because its not a huge home, it looks like the average home you
what is the square footage of this home?
Beautiful home with fantastic curb appeal. Love how the awning softens the front and helps
“Stairs” — wilsonej
Brenna Barzenick
My earthy, contemporary home
Ideabooks2,214
Questions1
you both so much. Yes, the photos in John Hill's Ideabook are all from my home. Since the photos were taken (2012), the house has many more layers (rugs
This is part of an interesting series of homes, look at the rest connected to it
do shed dormers like you used, too. Gorgeous design!” “Nice single level home with shed roofs and clerestory windows.” “clestory windows, metal roof, shading
“3 windows then angled for kitchen” — mwdpt
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