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Begrand Fast Design Inc.
3. Emphasize the architecture. Put the focus on the architecture by toning down the patterns and ornate decor. Effective use of color keeps the attention on the fabulous architecture of this room: the coffered ceiling, the trim and the cabinetry.
My Houzz: Contemporary Country Style in the Netherlands
done by incorporating basic architectural principles, such as respecting the proportions, the fenestration, ceiling heights, roof pitches or materials of the original home as a way of saying, ‘I am a modern addition, but I can sit comfortably as a piece of today’s architecture.’”
Designed by architect Jan Robijn of Z Wonen and built by Dutch construction company Tizo, the family's home combines Marielle’s love of historical architecture with Douwe’s preference for a modern, newly built home. “It was a very good solution for both of us,” says Marielle.
Blackstone Edge Studios - Philip Clayton-Thompson
Highlight the architecture. The most interesting all-white rooms have well-defined bones — otherwise, the lack of strong color can make them seem plain and insipid. Take advantage
advantage of a diversified white palette to showcase their structure. Coat ceiling beams, coffers, moldings, beadboard, wainscoting or other architectural features in one shade, then use a different one on other surfaces to create a sense of relief.
count. I want to debunk the thought that whites don't count as a palette. Different shades of white make a soothing living space and can enhance architectural details. If you enjoy a constantly changing environment, then white might be your color. Color can be brought in with flowers and seasonal changes
Webber + Studio, Architects
common elements in Austin architecture, whereas the dark exterior siding is more Balinese in style.
In Austin Texas, this home by Weber + Studio Architects blends the common regional modern elements of limestone and a metal roof with touches borrowed from Balinese architecture, like the dark siding and
The metal roof and limestone tiles are common elements in Austin architecture, whereas the dark exterior panelling is more Balinese in style.
Jerry Jacobs Design, Inc.
Unify. The architecture here, including the molding and the fireplace, reflects the period when the home was built. To update period architecture, keep the furnishings really simple with clean structured shapes. This will lend a
In the business of writing about architecture and design, you quickly learn that televisions are like guilty pleasures — almost everybody has one, but some go to great lengths to make sure no
Anne Rue Interiors
5. The architectural headboard + art. Here's a bedroom with bold color thrown in. A dark navy wall offsets the neutral architectural headboard, and bits of orange are thrown in with art and pillows which can be changed out
out to another accent color on a whim. I also love how this room uses the same elements of the previous one: a large side table and a very architectural lamp. In both cases, there's a window to the side. Of course, this isn't the case in all small bedrooms.
Contemporary Home Office
digitization of architectural drawing. The goal was to infuse a three-dimensional interactive building model with layers of real-world information. The company created the foundation of what we call today BIM, or building information modeling. Ten years after that, in his architectural practice, Frank
required of a complex machine. Today his company, Gehry Technologies, is one of many software companies leading the charge toward technology-driven architectural project delivery.The power of a 3D BIM design strategy is that it embodies a different and more integrated way of thinking about design. Creating
Idaho Lake House
and intersect that truly defines the home's architecture.In more modernist houses, these intersections are often more transparent and accommodating. In fact, it's one of the great features of modern architecture that the inside and outside became one.
A great opportunity to create memorable architecture is where the inside and outside meet — the exterior walls of the home. The importance of these intersections isn't lost on architects, who spend as much time designing these walls as the floor plans. In fact, it's how the walls and plans meet and