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DWYER DESIGN
vivian dwyer
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surround the property, connecting with the outside and making the house feel bigger. The movement of light during the day activates different parts of the house, while layering the lighting carries this magical effect to the night. This house is a perfect example of how to live well in a small space. P
Wright at Taliesin West, designed the 1,000-sq-ft Radius House in 1960. The current owners, Andrew and Kim Todd, contractor Kevin Smith and designer Vivian Dwyer agreed that the goal of this project was to insert modern elements into this house of the earth. The roof was rebuilt to allow for adequate
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perimeter: supporting beams that traverse doors, for example. This house echoes Frank Lloyd Wright's thinking, but instead of a fireplace, the hearth is this structural spiral about which the house pivots."
“Radius house” — Susan Bratton
Alexandre Parent
Ecologia Montreal
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I've visited the house in Tarpon Springs mentioned in this website, check it out http://www.americanlimetec.com/
since we have a child in the house," she says. "I admit that I wasn't aware of using black carbon paint to block EMFs," says designer Gervais Fortin, "but as a designer I'm in favor of creating a client's vision of a happy and healthy home." "The phones inside the house have cords, so they don't give
since we have a child in the house,’ she says. ‘I admit that I wasn’t aware of using black carbon paint to block EMFs,’ says designer Gervais Fortin, ‘but as a designer I’m in favour of creating a client’s vision of a happy and healthy home.’ ‘The phones inside the house have cords, so they don’t give
“Couch and ceiling” — Anne-Claire Forbes
The Tiny Project
Tiny House Living Space
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I LIKE THE BEETLE KILL BLUE STAIN PINE. WHICH IS PONDEROSA PINE. THIS WOULD BE GOOD FOR INTERIOR WINDOW TRIM. OR ADDED TO OTHER AREAS IN THE HOUSE.
found that a lot of windows (10 in all, mostly facing south to take advantage of solar gain) are key to eliminating claustrophobia. Getting out of the house also helps. As he writes on his website, The Tiny Project: “Inhabiting such a small space forces me to live in a simpler, more organized and efficient
“Bookshelves” — llmary
Bruce Wright
Bernal Heights Residence
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I'm sorry to tell you, I saw the light (figuratively speaking) after we closed on the house, and that was just about the only light we saw in that house. We put in so many windows and light tubes, which certainly helped, but the overall lack of light was an eye-twitch-inducing
was already sensitive to deficiencies in sunlight and a tad claustrophobic, but a troll would have suffered from seasonal affective disorder in that house. My sister, Torey, pooh-poohed me. She listed all the great things we had done and our beautiful setting. I quietly scratched at my throat and held
I'm sorry to tell you, I saw the light (figuratively speaking) after we closed on the house, and that was just about the only light we saw in that house. We put in so many windows and light tubes, which certainly helped, but the overall lack of light was an eye-twitch-inducing
“light and shadow” — jbendy
Searl Lamaster Howe Architects
Algoma Retreat
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she (the architect) didn't know who painted it, it reads like I'm saying that the owner didn't know who painted it! Thanks for your help! I love your house!
soaring ceiling, making it possible to use a small fireplace. The wood was originally in a barn in Texas. "The house was designed to be a part of the landscape. This was accomplished by how the house sits in the site, the placement of windows and the position of walls for views," says Pam Lamaster-Millet
Wood plank is a pretty big design element when it comes to a lake house. Because design is about making things your own, I love the idea of wood plank installed on walls — mixing it up horizontally and vertically. Stick
project's architect. "We felt the reclaimed wood was appropriate for the main focal point of the living space, as an extension of the wooded site into the house, and a nod to the agricultural area of Algoma."
“Wood wall” — shelly11575
Fougeron Architecture FAIA
6 Reviews
Fall House
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"wood drop-down ceiling adds warmth and helps define the sitting area, but also hides integrated lighting and even the house’s sprinklers and smoke detectors for a clean look."
materials, rather than Sheetrock. The wood drop-down ceiling adds warmth and helps define the sitting area, but also hides integrated lighting and even the house’s sprinklers and smoke detectors for a clean look. The furnishings are from B&B Italia. One of the homeowners bought the artwork at an auction. “He
materials, rather than Sheetrock. The wood drop-down ceiling adds warmth and helps define the sitting area, but also hides integrated lighting and even the house’s sprinklers and smoke detectors for a clean look. The furnishings are from B&B Italia. One of the homeowners bought the artwork at an auction.
“Sweet” — ogbomma
Altius Architecture, Inc.
North Kingsway Residence
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the care on the part of Smith and Knight to carry certain aspects of the design throughout the house. The recess and horizontal orientation of the fireplace recalls the punch-out at the front of the house, for example. Plenty of storage is concealed behind the richly detailed cherrywood fronts around
the care on the part of Smith and Knight to carry certain aspects of the design throughout the house. The recess and horizontal orientation of the fireplace recalls the punch-out at the front of the house, for example.
aspects of the design throughout the house. The recess and horizontal
The side wall of the living room shows some of the care on the part of Smith and Knight to carry certain aspects of the design throughout the house. The recess and horizontal orientation
“Wall unit and display” — alamtanveer
Andrea Schumacher Interiors
16 Reviews
Private Residence
Ideabooks6,974
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an Inventory Can Help You I hope anyone reading this never has to face a house fire, but statistically speaking some of you will, and I'd love to make a terrible experience a little easier. Here's the secret: Before your house burns down, you need to make an inventory. That is, you need to make a list
surprised to know that losing all of my earthly possessions was the easy part of having an arsonist set my house on fire. The hard part was wrangling with the insurance company while trying to build a new house. Have you seen those insurance commercials where a kindly insurance adjuster is at the scene of a disaster
Reminder to make an inventory of our house with pictures, in case of a fire or earthquake.
“the ceilings” — kailanakanishi
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