Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Call For Entries: HOUSES Awards" contest entries Fine Homebuilding - "Call For Entries: HOUSES Awards" contest entries Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:43:31 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Call For Entries: HOUSES Awards" contest entries Fine Homebuilding - "Call For Entries: HOUSES Awards" contest entries <![CDATA[1929 Farmhouse]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:24:19 -0500 1929 Farmhouse Posted by rafechurchill
Surrounded by a neighboring horse farm overlooking a series of small ponds and one hundred acres of conservation land, this 1929 farmhouse is located less than a mile from the village of Sharon... ]]>
<![CDATA[The New Farmhouse]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:41:14 -0500 The New Farmhouse Posted by rafechurchill
Sitting atop a hill overlooking 125 acres of beautiful New England countryside, stands what appears to be a historic farmhouse. However, The New Farmhouse is both a classic style home with a modern... ]]>
<![CDATA[Sherborn Shingle Style]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:38:26 -0500 Sherborn Shingle Style Posted by rafechurchill
The program called for a new family home twenty minutes outside of Boston in Sherborn, Massachusetts. Inspired by the five plus acres of nicely landscaped property with exceptional views overlooking... ]]>
<![CDATA[Hillside Barn]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:40:58 -0500 Hillside Barn Posted by MaineArchitect
"Serenity" was the word used by the client, a busy professional couple, to describe the ambiance desired for a new vacation home overlooking Pleasant Lake. The visual metaphor of an old barn was used... ]]>
<![CDATA[House of Shifting Sands ]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:05:18 -0500 House of Shifting Sands Posted by ruhlwalkerarchitects
Sited gently on the lower slope of a dramatic dune and surrounded by miles of National Seashore scrub pines is a warm, modern beach house that is more than just a place to enjoy ocean views and sea... ]]>
<![CDATA[Westport River House]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:34:25 -0500 Westport River House Posted by ruhlwalkerarchitects
Built on a gentle slope on the Westport River, less than a mile from the coast in southeastern Massachusetts, is an unabashedly modern glass house designed for a well-known general contractor and his... ]]>
<![CDATA[Narraganett RI Renavation]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:08:41 -0500 Narraganett RI Renavation Posted by LawrenceBuilders
The biggest challenges we faced with this project was getting the home completed for the owners to enjoy for summer of 2015 and to stay within their budget. Winter was harsh with excessive snow, ice... ]]>
<![CDATA[Redbud House]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:03:55 -0500 Redbud House Posted by boladesign
The Redbud House is a newly built stunning 3 Bedroom, 3.5 bath contemporary design home set in a small grove of redbuds, rhododendrons, flame azaleas, and mountain laurels. The circle drive features... ]]>
<![CDATA[Artist Modern Remodel]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 19:04:42 -0500 Artist Modern Remodel Posted by lavenson
A whole house remodel that transformed a late 1940's ranch style house with 8 foot ceilings into modern, spacious, gallery like space for an empty nester couple, one of whom is an artist.The project succeeded through a great collaboration between owner, architect and a design-build contractor ]]>
<![CDATA[Modern Tradition]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:19:50 -0500 Modern Tradition Posted by JoPow
The design of this shingle and stone residence is a dialogue between modern and tradition. While the clients enjoy modern aesthetic and furnishings they also wanted a traditional floor plan and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Leaning Timber Haus]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:47:32 -0500 Leaning Timber Haus Posted by Archer_Buchanan
This contemporary, Arcadian-style residence was sited on a hilltop overlooking the 2.1 acre property. The house has a zen-like quiet and diminutive feel at the approach but is expansive toward the... ]]>
<![CDATA[House on the Cape]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:09:28 -0500 House on the Cape Posted by cpapadopoli
Our clients wanted something lodge or barn inspired, and that formed the basis of the design concept. The timber frame in the main space was the big "move" on the interior, and the detailing on it... ]]>
<![CDATA[Off-The-Grid Near Leavenworth]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:51:14 -0500 Off-The-Grid Near Leavenworth Posted by sent_via_email
To create a compact off-the-grid home that can comfortabley adjust to the extream seasonal weather changes and accomidate guests. ]]>
<![CDATA[TREEHOUSE by the MARSH]]> Sun, 19 Jul 2015 13:24:57 -0500 TREEHOUSE by the MARSH Posted by treehouseowner
The owner's desire was to design a very small home on a small piece of land by the marsh, four miles by tidal creek to the Atlantic Ocean. She retained an architect interested in small-home design... ]]>
<![CDATA[Hudson Valley Home]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:26:55 -0500 Hudson Valley Home Posted by PhilipIvoryArchitect
Having spent part of every summer for the past 40 years in New York's Catskills, my wife, Karen, and I always knew we wanted to own a piece of those mountains. But as our children grew and left... ]]>
<![CDATA[Magnolia View]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:06:39 -0500 Magnolia View Posted by sent_via_email
The main goal of this project included updating the non-descript 1950's ranch style home with a modern aesthetic. We did this by keeping several goals in mind including increasing the ceiling height, taking advantage of the amazing city views, and integrating the kitchen into the main living space. ]]>
<![CDATA[Victoria Crest]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:51:28 -0500 Victoria Crest Posted by sent_via_email
GOALS: 1) Maximize views 2) Create a product with no direct competition 3) Generate custom opportunities ]]>
<![CDATA[Granite Hill Retreat]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 13:42:38 -0500 Granite Hill Retreat Posted by KaplanThompson
The clients purchased a secluded perch on the site of a former granite quarry that offers stunning views of the Blue Hill Peninsula. After camping on the property for almost 10 years and learning the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Adams Residence- Colonial to Transitional]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:56:02 -0500 Adams Residence- Colonial to Transitional Posted by sent_via_email
Open up divided rooms to create more of a great room feeling. To be able to see who was at the front door while working in the kitchen. Incorporate universal design elements so owners can make this their forever home. Add storage in kitchen and master suite. Balance the budget with the desire for quality finishes. Select finishes that have a sleek look and are also easy to clean and maintain. ]]>
<![CDATA[Brooksmith Bungalow]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:02:09 -0500 Brooksmith Bungalow Posted by KarenBrasier
512 Archer is a 1920s-Inspired Craftsman Bungalow, carefully restored & expanded to introduce modern conveniences while maintaining a sense of history. The original home built in 1926 was a 1500 sf... ]]>