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Control/Shift House
Control/Shift House
MF ArchitectureMF Architecture
The Control/Shift House is perched on the high side of the site which takes advantage of the view to the southeast. A gradual descending path navigates the change in terrain from the street to the entry of the house. A series of low retaining walls/planter beds gather and release the earth upon the descent resulting in a fairly flat level for the house to sit on the top one third of the site. The entry axis is aligned with the celebrated stair volume and then re-centers on the actual entry axis once you approach the forecourt of the house. The initial desire was for an “H” scheme house with common entertaining spaces bridging the gap between the more private spaces. After an investigation considering the site, program, and view, a key move was made: unfold the east wing of the “H” scheme to open all rooms to the southeast view resulting in a “T” scheme. The new derivation allows for both a swim pool which is on axis with the entry and main gathering space and a lap pool which occurs on the cross axis extending along the lengthy edge of the master suite, providing direct access for morning exercise and a view of the water throughout the day. The Control/Shift House was derived from a clever way of following the “rules.” Strict HOA guidelines required very specific exterior massing restrictions which limits the lengths of unbroken elevations and promotes varying sizes of masses. The solution most often used in this neighborhood is one of addition - an aggregation of masses and program randomly attached to the inner core of the house which often results in a parasitic plan. The approach taken with the Control/Shift House was to push and pull program/massing to delineate and define the layout of the house. Massing is intentional and reiterated by the careful selection of materiality that tracks through the house. Voids and relief in the plan are a natural result of this method and allow for light and air to circulate throughout every space of the house, even into the most inner core. Photography: Charles Davis Smith
Breezy Blue Home
Breezy Blue Home
Courtney Thomas DesignCourtney Thomas Design
We made some small structural changes and then used coastal inspired decor to best complement the beautiful sea views this Laguna Beach home has to offer. Project designed by Courtney Thomas Design in La Cañada. Serving Pasadena, Glendale, Monrovia, San Marino, Sierra Madre, South Pasadena, and Altadena. For more about Courtney Thomas Design, click here: https://www.courtneythomasdesign.com/
Los Altos Contemporary
Los Altos Contemporary
Louie Leu Architect, Inc.Louie Leu Architect, Inc.
This contemporary residence was completed in 2017. A prominent feature of the home is the large great room with retractable doors that extend the indoor spaces to the outdoors. Photo Credit: Jason Liske
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Lakewood Hills
Lakewood Hills
Montgomery Custom HomesMontgomery Custom Homes
Shoot 2 Sell
Entryway - mid-sized farmhouse dark wood floor entryway idea in Dallas with gray walls and a medium wood front door
Orange Front Door
Orange Front Door
Voorhees Design ChatsworthVoorhees Design Chatsworth
This front entry door is 48" wide and features a 36" tall Stainless Steel Handle. It is a 3 lite door with white laminated glass, while the sidelite is done in clear glass. It is painted in a burnt orange color on the outside, while the interior is painted black.
Miami Charm in Highland Park
Miami Charm in Highland Park
Robert Elliott Custom HomesRobert Elliott Custom Homes
Nathan Schroder Photography BK Design Studio Robert Elliott Custom Homes Solara Doors and Lighting
Inspiration for a large mediterranean entryway remodel in Dallas with white walls and a dark wood front door
Outdoor Entertaining
Outdoor Entertaining
Sroka Design, Inc.Sroka Design, Inc.
Example of a tuscan entryway design in DC Metro with a medium wood front door
Howard Roberts
Howard Roberts
LiquidscapesLiquidscapes
From this partially wooded lot with it grass pasture evolved a home for our clients to spend time with their family and grand kids. Simplicity, ease and open spaces for the family and kids to play and enjoy was the goal here. This was more of a six month residence during the warmer seasons for outdoor living. A small artificial putting was installed for grandpa to teach his grandchildren the art of putting. The property had heavy deer pressure, so we had a limited planting pallet. We also needed to achieve a farm and forest management assessment for tax purposes.
Entry
Entry
Tim Andersen ArchitectTim Andersen Architect
Recessed entry is lined with 1 x 4 bead board to suggest interior paneling. Detail of new portico is minimal and typical for a 1940 "Cape." Colors are Benjamin Moore: "Smokey Taupe" for siding, "White Dove" for trim. "Pale Daffodil" for doors and sash.
Bering House - Cameron Armstrong, Architect
Bering House - Cameron Armstrong, Architect
Benjamin Hill PhotographyBenjamin Hill Photography
Benjamin Hill Photography
Example of a mid-century modern entryway design in Houston
Cliff Road Area - Nantucket
Cliff Road Area - Nantucket
Jonathan Raith Inc.Jonathan Raith Inc.
Nantucket Architectural Photography
Entryway - coastal entryway idea in Boston with a brown front door
Front Doors
Front Doors
Berry Door & WindowBerry Door & Window
Front Entry French Door 5/4x6/8x4 9/16" 2 Panel Craftsman Doors with Exterior Dentil Shelves, 6 Lite Clear Glass, Century Handle Set in 716 Finish, Painted Tuxedo Grey
Ave A
Ave A
Kate Lester InteriorsKate Lester Interiors
Front door of Avenue A Modern Farmhouse taken by Amy Bartlam Photography
Entryway - large farmhouse entryway idea in Los Angeles with a blue front door
Villanova Heights - Riverdale, Bronx, NY
Villanova Heights - Riverdale, Bronx, NY
ArchMills Doors & HardwareArchMills Doors & Hardware
Entry to 5000 Grosvenor, displaying custom wood doors and exterior trim/millwork by Arch Mill.
Ornate entryway photo in New York with a dark wood front door
Tice Residences
Tice Residences
DesignARCDesignARC
The Tice Residences replace a run-down and aging duplex with two separate, modern, Santa Barbara homes. Although the unique creek-side site (which the client’s original home looked toward across a small ravine) proposed significant challenges, the clients were certain they wanted to live on the lush “Riviera” hillside. The challenges presented were ultimately overcome through a thorough and careful study of site conditions. With an extremely efficient use of space and strategic placement of windows and decks, privacy is maintained while affording expansive views from each home to the creek, downtown Santa Barbara and Pacific Ocean beyond. Both homes appear to have far more openness than their compact lots afford. The solution strikes a balance between enclosure and openness. Walls and landscape elements divide and protect two private domains, and are in turn, carefully penetrated to reveal views. Both homes are variations on one consistent theme: elegant composition of contemporary, “warm” materials; strong roof planes punctuated by vertical masses; and floating decks. The project forms an intimate connection with its setting by using site-excavated stone, terracing landscape planters with native plantings, and utilizing the shade provided by its ancient Riviera Oak trees. 2012 AIA Santa Barbara Chapter Merit Award Jim Bartsch Photography
North Shore Antique
North Shore Antique
Carpenter & MacNeilleCarpenter & MacNeille
Michael J. Lee Photography
Entryway - traditional medium tone wood floor entryway idea in Boston with white walls and a black front door
Port Royal
Port Royal
Kukk Architecture & Design P.A.Kukk Architecture & Design P.A.
Tuscan entryway photo in Miami with a dark wood front door
Christmas Decor
Christmas Decor
Kaden Scott Neste | Minor Details Interior DesignKaden Scott Neste | Minor Details Interior Design
April Greer
Entryway - traditional entryway idea in Seattle with a glass front door
Modern
Modern
Cantera DoorsCantera Doors
Lux Line
Large trendy limestone floor entryway photo in Las Vegas with brown walls and a glass front door

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Ledgewood-  Front Door
Ledgewood- Front Door
LDa Architecture & InteriorsLDa Architecture & Interiors
Eric Roth Photography
Example of a minimalist light wood floor entryway design in Boston with white walls and a white front door
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