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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
2 Reviews
A Ranch Re-dressing Hanover NH
Ideabooks3,795
Questions11
Glad you like it. This is Adams Gold in the Historical Colors (HC-18) from Benjamin Moore.
Adams Gold in the Historical Colors (HC-18) from Benjamin Moore.
perfect adams gold historical Benjamin Moore paint
s Adams Gold in the Historical Colors (HC-18) from Benjamin Moore.
“Adam's Gold” — mtnsun
Demerly Architects
3 Reviews
Monopoly House - Exterior
Ideabooks669
Questions2
certain symbiosis between the new and the old — neighborhoods thrive on variety, and this project is stronger because of its historical context, and we feel that the historical context is also improved by our contemporary insertion."
Demerly says. They eschewed an all-glass facade in favor of carefully placed windows. This decision arises partly because the property is located in a historic neighborhood, which also drove Demerly to create a contemporary gable "pared down to its essence," he says.Demerly argues, fairly convincingly, that
“another idea for half of the siding.” — brandonfishburn
DeForest Architects
7 Reviews
Courtyard House
Ideabooks7,202
Questions3
And while I do appreciate the historical reference and use of a zaguan to separate inside from outside, I really find it lovely when the feature is used in a more contemporary architectural design.Of course there are differences between the historic and contemporary zaguans. Solid, massive
space has been replaced with a taller, brighter and more generous transition. Still, the zaguan shows us how modern architecture can be rooted in historic forms, and how these forms can have new life breathed into them.Next: Many Cultures Make Their Marks on Mark on Mediterranean Design
“Entry gates” — Tolleson Architects
Handman Associates
12 Reviews
Chicago Penthouse
Ideabooks789
Questions1
add a sense of history, playing off the Carrara marble, a historically classic material used here in a modern way.
Carrara marble, a historically classic material used here in a modern way.
Old drawings of classic architectural features in gold frames add a sense of history, playing off the Carrara marble, a historically classic material used here in a modern way.
Old drawings of classic architectural features in gold frames add a sense of history, playing off the Carrara marble, a historically classic material used here in a modern way.
“susasn bath” — gwheinen
Frank Valdes
Bay Village Renovation
Ideabooks9,782
Questions11
Soapstone is a terrific material for the kitchen, as it's unaffected by heat (proven by its historical use for stoves). Being chemically neutral means that acids like tomatoes and lemon juice won't damage it, and its density makes it impenetrable by
today, so consider this countertop a lifetime investment. Soapstone is a terrific material for the kitchen, as it's unaffected by heat (proven by its historical use for stoves). Being chemically neutral means that acids like tomatoes and lemon juice won't damage it, and its density makes it impenetrable by
so consider this countertop a lifetime investment. Soapstone is a terrific material for the kitchen, as it's unaffected by heat (proven by its historical use for stoves). Being chemically neutral means that acids like tomatoes and lemon juice won't damage it, and its density makes it impenetrable
“cut drain boards into counter mmm.... think on this” — Mellie Meston
Schwartz and Architecture
5 Reviews
Schwartz and Architecture
Ideabooks4,065
Questions3
This 7,000 square foot renovation and addition maintains the graciousness and carefully-proportioned spaces of the historic 1907 home. The new construction includes a kitchen and family living area, a master bedroom suite, and a fourth floor dormer expansion. The subtle palette of materials, extensive
Sometimes new windows can have a historic feel. In this 1907 house, Schwartz and Architecture installed new windows in a fourth-floor dormer expansion yet retained the traditional aesthetic of the house.
Sometimes new windows can have a historic feel. In this 1907 house, Schwartz and Architecture installed new windows in a fourth-floor dormer expansion yet retained the traditional aesthetic
to replace or restore your windows, and why?More:Energy-Efficient Windows: Understand the PartsEnergy-Efficient Windows: Decipher the RatingsUpdate Historic Windows for Charm and Efficiency
“Windows” — sdshadix
Mark Newman Design
Family Room
Ideabooks13,505
Questions17
one color I didn't track in the house! I'm sure it was a Benjamin Moore, as that's what I use almost exclusively, and I would guess it's in the "Historical Colors" section. Maybe Bleeker Beige or Shaker Beige...
BM Shaker Beige or Bleeker Beige but one of the historical colors
looks more like their "bare essence CSP-275". See http://www.benjaminmoore.ca/en-ca/for-your-home/colour-stories/naturally-neutral#color=CSP-275& historical colors shaker beige or
"Historical Colors" section. Maybe Bleeker Beige or Shaker Beige...
“Beige color scheme” — chinhenghong
Hall Smith Office_Architecture
Woodstock Retreat
Ideabooks1,048
Questions4
windows as long slots framing the views. Brendan Coburn of CWB suggested leaving the wall over the sliding doors blank, and after visiting a nearby historic house, Smith agreed. “Frederic Edwin Church, the famous artist, built Olana, his own home, nearby,” says Smith. “I visited and noticed
windows as long slots framing the views. Brendan Coburn of CWB suggested leaving the wall over the sliding doors blank, and after visiting a nearby historic house, Smith agreed. “Frederic Edwin Church, the famous artist, built Olana, his own home, nearby,” says Smith. “I visited and noticed how beautiful
windows as long slots framing the views. Brendan Coburn of CWB suggested leaving the wall over the sliding doors blank, and after visiting a nearby historic house, Smith agreed. ‘Frederic Edwin Church, the famous artist, built Olana, his own home, nearby,’ says Smith. ‘I visited and noticed how beautiful
“Sofa” — annrschwartz1
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