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Hensley Addition

Hensley Addition

The wall-to-wall windows in this Jon Hensley designed home bring the outdoors in.

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Queen Anne Triple Decker

Queen Anne Triple Decker

The triple decker is a three-story apartment building built primarily in the northeastern United States during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.They were built by the thousands as an economical way to provide housing to the throngs of immigrant workers coming to work in the factories and mills of industrialized New England. Generally consisting of one apartment on each floor, it is common to see entire neighborhoods made up of these houses. In contrast to their generally austere design, this triple decker in Worcester, Masachussetts sports a Queen Anne tower and some decorative shingle work.

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Contemporary Special Shapes Home

Contemporary Special Shapes Home

This contemporary stunner features a collection of windows in varying sizes to create one magnificent house.

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Reclaimed Countertop

Reclaimed Countertop

A redwood bench finds new life as a countertop.

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 A Delightful Deck

A Delightful Deck

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With a view like this one overlooking San Francisco Bay you should be careful to take full advantage of what you've got. This homeowner did so by making this sun drenched deck cantilevered off the back of the house, right out over the water. Some built in seating and an inviting chaise lounge complete the picture. In fact this scene was so inviting that Coastal Living magazine used it as a cover shot!

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A modern home in Seattle

A modern home in Seattle

A modern home opens up views.

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Casey Bay Key House

Casey Bay Key House

"Respect the land, and the rest will follow."

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A Rich Architectural Heritage

A Rich Architectural Heritage

One of the things I like most about living in New England is the variety and richness of its architectural heritage.​ Some towns are almost like an encyclopedia of early American architecture. This photograph taken in Wiscassett, Maine shows the fluted columns and ionic capitals of a Greek Revival church, juxtaposed against the (probably Italianate) house next door, complete with cupola on the roof. The overall effect of this architectural integrity and history is pleasing and inviting, and is a reminder of the importance of preserving our architectural inheritance...

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Sometimes things just line up

Sometimes things just line up

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An abstract view describes a project in a new way.

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Folly Farm

Folly Farm

This casual, contemporary farm house is the perfect fit for a young family.   Folly farm is a contemporary expression of historic, additive farmhouse-style architecture. The energetic, creative clients wanted a...

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Block Island

Block Island

This Block Island beauty incorporates an architectural feature that's unique to its location. The residence incorporates two architectural features common to the island: the "Block Island Dormer", where the building...

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Top 10 Take-Home Trends From IBS

Top 10 Take-Home Trends From IBS

Check out this list of 10 big design trends gleaned from presentations at the 2015 International Builders' Show.

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Gatineau Hills

Gatineau Hills

This sunny oasis tucked in the Canadian hills is a beautiful balance of modern and natural style.

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Deep in the Mississippi Woods

Deep in the Mississippi Woods

No driveway leads up to this sculptural home deep in the woods.

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Putting Up a Shed in Melbourne

Putting Up a Shed in Melbourne

It seems that, for as long as mankind has lived in houses, he has had a need for detached, accessory buildings like sheds. The nostalgic sight of an old wooden shed on a hillside or in a homeowners...

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Civil Contractors: What You Need To Know about Them?

Civil Contractors: What You Need To Know about Them?

    Civil construction companies always handle construction projects that are of a public nature. As a member of the public, it is important to understand the core competencies that such a firm...

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A bridge from the past

A bridge from the past

A bridge in the courtyard speaks to the sites past

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Boost your property value with modern interior design

Boost your property value with modern interior design

In spite of what you may have listened, it's still extremely conceivable to offer your property is rapidly dropping the cost. You should do nothing more than concentrating on how to help your...

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Simple twin stairs

"Simple" twin stairs

Twin stairs with subtle details take this design to a new level.

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IBS 2015: Five Stops On a Contemporary Home Tour

IBS 2015: Five Stops On a Contemporary Home Tour

Some of the best-selling communities in Las Vegas these days feature contemporary homes. Here are five worth visiting

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