Bushman Dreyfus Architects
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Bushman Dreyfus Architects farmhouse

Bushman Dreyfus Architects

The modest, single-floor house is designed to afford spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Set in the idyllic Virginia countryside, distinct “pavilions” serve different functions: the living room is the center of the home; bedroom suites surround an entry courtyard; a studio/guest suite sits atop the garage; a screen house rests quietly adjacent to a 60-foot lap pool. The abstracted Virginia farmhouse aesthetic roots the building in its local context while offering a quiet backdrop for the family’s daily life and for their extensive folk art collection.
Constructed of concrete-filled styrofoam insulation blocks faced with traditional stucco, and heated by radiant concrete floors, the house is energy efficient and extremely solid in its construction.

Metropolitan Home magazine, 2002 "Home of the Year"

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This house is shockingly similar to the Hugh Newell Jacobson LIfe Dream House!?
    Bookmark   November 8, 2013 at 2:27PM
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While the arrangement and forms of the structures are, like the home's Maine cousin, steeped in tradition, there's no mistaking that this house belongs to our century. The materials, crisp detailing and simplicity of it are completely modern.

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arad5410 added this to arad5410's Ideas
December 25, 2014
Screened in concrete patio
Tara McCullough added this to house ideas
November 16, 2014
mothers style plus screened patio for gatherings
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November 13, 2014
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August 18, 2014
Covered area extended beyond porch. Would cover area between grill and steps. Also higher roof that serves as railing for rooftop deck.
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August 6, 2014
glass wall
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August 3, 2014
Materials, clean lines
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July 27, 2014
Clean lines.
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Metal roof white house
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June 12, 2014
modern farmhouse
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Porche with no rail
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May 23, 2014
multiple gables
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April 10, 2014
minimalist with metal roof ...simple Great idea of the concept I want
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April 8, 2014
Roof stepped down
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March 10, 2014
attached green house concept
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March 8, 2014
a screened in pavilion!
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February 28, 2014
dog porch
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February 16, 2014
screen room
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February 12, 2014
pitched roof with flat extension over BBQ atea and steps
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February 10, 2014
Modern take on traditional cape/farmhouse
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Linda Bradley Interior Design added this to Greenhouse
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shape for greenhouse to tie in to rest of house design
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modern design
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cool outside space to serve as a flower grow house in winter also housing pets with heated floor adjoining house with breezeway and a screened in porch outdoor eating in the summer
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minimum overhang
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modern design
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Materials No spouting
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Metal roof to stucco simple detail
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July 10, 2013
3rd priority
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clean lines of porch. Looks modern in white
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screened porch - exterior materials, radiant heat floors house itself
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Modern porch?
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village approach angle 3
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possible greenhouse out of balcony upstairs
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Great addition to house
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April 30, 2013
simple and cool has screened porch
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Exterior and roof
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Patio coverage, lines, white with galv
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Cool play with shapes
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super clean lines..
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Fabulous transparency.
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Outdoor space
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studio idea
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Screened area
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March 7, 2013
multiple structures: Virginia 2
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March 6, 2013
green house!!!
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зимний сад
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March 6, 2013
Roof extension
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March 6, 2013
screened dining structure
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March 6, 2013
pavilions joined by walkways
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March 6, 2013
screened room
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March 6, 2013
Outdoor kitchen
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It Takes A Village
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March 6, 2013
Virginia home with several freestanding buildings
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March 6, 2013
nice house
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March 6, 2013
screen area
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March 6, 2013
multiple structure home
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March 6, 2013
Screened porch
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screened in room
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standing seam roof gable end detail
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Country modern cool
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Columns. Roofline.
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roofing, no eves, sun room
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Pitched rooves
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roof idea
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seems ok for that style
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Stucco gable window
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contemporary and gables
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silver roof Scandinavian
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Tea garden
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screened porch
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Simple...I like
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Lots of windows
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Would be nice to have a screened in porch
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Great house
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LIke the simplicity
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Sun energy?
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Pavilion with side wings
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Glass DR
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