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Archives: 2016 April

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5 Must-Know Tips for Hiring a Remodeling Contractor

Hiring a remodeling contractor can be intimidating. After all, sometimes it can seem like there are as many options out there as there are horror stories. The question is, how does one sort through everything in order to find the perfect fit for your project. If you’re getting ready to start a big remodel, we’re […]

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Isolated Chilean Home Offers Stunning Seaside Views

Getting stranded on a deserted island may seem much more appealing after exploring this seaside three-bedroom, two-bathroom, open-concept home designed by the architects at WHALE! Architecture in the Valparaíso region of Chile. This 1,938-square-foot basic shoreline house named Casa Encallada was built in 2014 and offers an open space for a living room and kitchen, in addition […]

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Mountain Home in Massachusetts Inspired by Fibonacci Spiral

Tsao & McKown Architects recently completed Berkshire Mountain House, a modern residence located in Alford, Massachusetts. The exterior of the residence is inspired by traditional farm houses in the region with a blended array of textures and hues, while glass is used extensively for connection with the outdoors. “Nestled into the tree line at the top of a gentle […]

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Rooftop Terrace Tops Minimalist Family Home in Tokyo

Swedish studio Elding Oscarson completed the design of Nerima House, a private residence located in Tokyo, Japan. Built as a weekend refuge for a couple and their grownup children, this minimalist family home features a surrounding small garden and rooftop terrace for ample opportunities to spend time outdoors. The partially sunken ground floor accommodates a large bedroom with […]

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Family Home Extension in Edinburgh Features Glass Walls

This small semi-detached single-level house in Edinburgh, Scotland was recently renovated by David Blaikie Architects. The 731-square-foot home did not provide enough space, so the focus of the expansion was to increase the size of the living room and a build an additional small bedroom upstairs. Thermally modified timber cladding for the roof and siding, […]

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Two-Story Glass Wall Makes Narrow Mexican Home Feel Huge

This modern residence — recently completed by Taller Estilo Arquitectura — is cleverly adapted to its long and narrow site in Yucatán, Mexico. Even though the two-level Raw House is just 19 feet wide, the interiors feel airy and bright. How? It’s one part exposed raw materials. The concrete, wood and metal fixtures aren’t hidden under space-consuming layers of drywall. […]

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A Book Lover’s Dream Home in Madrid

Studio Egue Y Seta transformed this 1950s dwelling in Madrid, Spain into a modern book lover’s dream. The residence consists of three rectangular-shaped floors topped by a gable roof and a small garden surrounds the entire house. Inside, books abound. The living room seems like a miniature library. The custom-made solid wood bookcases that line the walls were recovered from the family’s […]

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5 Ideas For Healthy and Green Living

The idea of healthy and green living has entered the mainstream — it impacts our diets, our work places, and now, of course, our homes. If you’ve been wondering how to make the right choices for both your family and the environment, look no further. We’ve searched and found five simple solutions that can help […]

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Cozy Apartment in Bucharest Optimizes Space and Light

Located in a newly built residential complex in Bucharest, Romania, this 538 square-foot home, named Apartment No. 3, optimizes space and light. Bogdan Ciocodeică & Diana Roşu teamed up to design a cozy apartment that offers both aesthetic harmony and functionality. “Like with any other project, we tried to envision the owners’ daily paths, from the […]

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Nature-Inspired Home in Norway Accessible Only by Boat

Anchored to a rocky landscape in Larvik, Norway, this glass-walled home was especially designed as a weekend retreat for an interior architect, an artist and their two children. Designed by the architects at Lund Hagem, the site, accessible only by boat, is located within 16 feet of the water’s edge on a small island which boasts […]

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