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Houzz Tour: From Burned Down to Done Up in Las Vegas
Before furniture dealer Ian Anderson decided to buy a burned-down 1960s Las Vegas house, he broke into it with his architect, Craig Sean Palacios. You know, just to check things out. Palacios was skeptical. For one, he...
Houzz Tour: 2 Wings for 3 Generations on a Vermont Lake
When an extended family opted to share a lifestyle by living under one roof, they turned to architect Lee Grutchfield, a principal at TruexCullins...
Houzz Tour: Touches of Frank Lloyd Wright in Colorado
During her time as a real estate appraiser in Boulder, Colorado, Laurie Carlton-Marez saw a lot of homes. But the Prairie-style ones, with their hipped...
Houzz Tour: A Portland Bungalow Gets a Major Lift
Designer Michelle Ruber lived near this two-bedroom, one-bathroom house for 20 years and never even noticed it. “It was neglected; the windows were broken, and it had no curb appeal,” she says. However, when she got the opportunity to buy it, she...
Houzz Tour: A New Look for Prefab, Tailored by Local Craftspeople
Imagine if every time you wanted a new shirt, skirt or pair of pants you had to go to a tailor and have the piece custom made. If this were the case, our clothes would be frightfully expensive and certainly wouldn’t be readily available. To overcome...
My Houzz: Beachy Tranquility and Togetherness on Puget Sound
Sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful thing. Michele Thornquist, development director at a Seattle-area private school, and her husband, John, a business owner in aeronautical engineering, fell in love with...
Houzz Tour: Water and Openness Inspire a San Francisco Remodel
Past and the present exist side by side in this San Francisco home. The house was built in a Craftsman-influenced style during the dawn of the 20th century. A lot can happen in 100 years, and this house saw its share of changes — including the obscuring...
Houzz Tour: A Self-Sufficient Farmhouse With a Sheep-Pasture Roof
Whereas many residential architectural projects start out with a basic conversation, such as about the number of bedrooms and bathrooms required, this project kicked off with a talk involving farm animals. Architect Jesse Thompson of Kaplan...
Houzz Tour: A Spanish Colonial Gets Bohemian Bravado
When they moved from a midcentury modern to a Spanish colonial, writer and radio personality Abby Dees and her wife, special features producer Traci Samczyk, decided they needed new furnishings to suit the house and their personalities. But the South...
My Houzz: A Fort Worth Cottage to Make Your Heart Sing
According to antiques dealer, art collector and design enthusiast Ann Williams, “decorating should reflect one’s experiences, memories and personality.” Ann is a true mixologist when it comes to...
Houzz Tour: A Farmhouse in the Dell
“There’s something magical about a barn,” says Eric Haesloop, design principal for this project and with Turnbull Griffin Haesloop architects. Indeed, there...
Houzz Tour: Dialing Back Awkward Additions in Denver
In the land of home remodeling, the actions taken by previous homeowners sometimes make you go, “Huh?” The 1969 Denver home of Tim and Clare Langley-Hawthorne and their 9-year-old twin boys is a fitting example. Multiple additions over...
My Houzz: A Bland Condo Gets Color and Personality
After spending almost a year exploring the real estate market in San Francisco, Eunice Chang finally found a place she could call home. Although the condo looked like a bachelor pad and was located in a nondescript 1990s building, it was on the top floor,...
Houzz Tour: See a Concrete House With a $0 Energy Bill
Damon Gray has spent 10 years building wood-frame homes. That’s exactly why he stayed away from wood framing when he built his own home. Wait, what? “I got sick of renovating homes that were falling down,”...
Houzz Tour: A Modern Hamptons House Goes for Breezy Tranquility
As a principal at architecture firm Austin Patterson Disston, Stuart Disston has built many new houses for his clients, and he has done extensive renovations on his...