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Houzz Tour: Platinum-Rating Hopes for a Sterling Modern Home
Architect David Marlatt has a love-hate relationship with the sun. He’s always looking to capture its natural light for the homes he designs, but at the same time trying to block —...
My Houzz: Curve Appeal Among the Trees
Scott Wise and Bob Moore’s house is frequently referred to as “the round house,” with its semicircular fan shape and a plunge pool at the center of a radial design. The home was originally designed in 1954 for Saul and Edith Lipkind by Pittsburgh...
Houzz Tour: Flexing New Design Muscles on a Vermont Lake
Kristen L’Esperance never imagined she would move back in with her parents at age 30. But after graduating from the Pratt Institute with an architecture degree in 2009 and facing a tanking economy, she had no choice but to leave New York City...
My Houzz: Chic Meets Whimsy in Vancouver
Katie and Cedric Lo were living in Singapore when they learned they were expecting a baby. The couple wanted to raise their family in their native Canada and decided to relocate to Cedric’s hometown of Vancouver in 2012. They found a dilapidated property...
Houzz Tour: Classic Shingle Style for a Seaside Summer Home
This classic shingle-style summer home looks as though it’s been perched above the Atlantic Ocean for a century, but in fact it’s new. The house was designed by architect Nancy Leslie, who completed the...
My Houzz: A Big, Empty Box Becomes a Mod Live-Work Space
Photographer Nicolo Sertorio and research scientist Seonok Lee were looking for a spacious, multifunctional home with an easy commute to San Francisco. They found what they wanted in a 3,300-square-foot unit...
My Houzz: A Handcrafted Bohemian Homestead in Texas
Artist, biologist and plant ecologist Mary Phillips calls her Texas homestead a “7-acre experiment in sustainability and creativity.” She and her husband, Eddie, who is also an artist, have made it their life’s work to create an environment for...
Houzz Tour: Artistry and Illusion Season a Baton Rouge Townhouse
“Wow, what a great old house!” visitors often exclaim when they see Ty Larkins’ home for the first time. Larkins can’t help but smile. While the structure resembles the kind of Greek...
Houzz Tour: A Brooklyn Townhouse Takes a Warm, Contemporary Turn
Typically a semiattached or attached house shares a property line and wall with a neighbor or two, but not necessarily anything more. And given the ease of communication today, such proximity is no guarantee that we’ll share our lives or secrets with...
My Houzz: A Modern Home Meets Its Neighbors Halfway
In 2010 Seth and Rachel Striefel saw the potential in a vacant piece of land sandwiched between two Victorian-era homes in the Central Ninth neighborhood of Salt Lake City. “The home on the site had burned down 15 years earlier,”...
Houzz Tour: Modern Personality in an Old Atlanta Neighborhood
This modern house in Atlanta jump-started two life-changing events for two pairs of people. First, it was where Calvin Florian and Kelly Hart started their family. The two had lived in an industrial loft as well as a rented house in Atlanta’s...
My Houzz: Colorful and Conservative Mingle in a Manhattan Apartment
Deby and Vivek Matthews faced a dilemma common to newlyweds: merging their stuff and their styles. Deby loves color and pattern, and Vivek leans more toward a conservative, masculine style. For help with their apartment, in the East Village neighborhood...
My Houzz: Rustic Meets Refined in a Converted Ohio Barn
It is said that good things come to those who wait. That certainly was the case for architectural designer and builder Tim Franklin. After he had been eyeing a nearby farm...
Houzz Tour: Dancing to the 1970s in an Updated Vancouver Home
Hey, the 1970s weren’t all bad. That’s the spirited approach this father and his three kids took with a 40-year-old house on the outskirts of Vancouver. Though nothing inside the house had changed since disco music topped the charts, everything...
Houzz Tour: Warming Up in Fort Lauderdale
When we think of Florida modern, a lot of our notions come from Miami Vice (or CSI: Miami, for those of you who didn’t grow up with Crockett and Tubbs). We envision cold, wide-open spaces, stark white and clear glass. But for their home...