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Everything Old Seems New at Taliesin West

Everything Old Seems New at Taliesin West

Frank Lloyd Wright's desert masterpiece continues to presage trends in home design and construction

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Hidden Door House

Hidden Door House

I love hidden doors and this house has 4 really cool ones. This is a 1930's whole house remodel my company did with Austin Architect Hugh Jefferson Randolph.

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Building A Modern Craftsman Staircase

Building A Modern Craftsman Staircase

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Building an exposed stringer staircase with reclaimed Long Leaf Pine is the job for a Master Carpenter. See my carpenter Darryl build this modern detailed staircase in a 1920's house my company remodeled.

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Smart Design Advice for Hot & Humid Climates (i.e. The South)

Smart Design Advice for Hot & Humid Climates (i.e. The South)

Architect Peter Pfeiffer talks about how to utilize smart design for a house in a hot climate zone. His green building advice is practical and following his advice will result in a house that's well designed for the rigors of a hot climate. If you want a comfortable, efficient, durable house and you live in the South then this video will give you tons to think about.

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A Fresh Take on Traditional Architecture

A Fresh Take on Traditional Architecture

How a New England architect gives her traditionally inspired homes a contemporary look

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How To Use SketchUps Photo Match Feature to Efficiently Design Remodeling Projects

How To Use SketchUp's "Photo Match" Feature to Efficiently Design Remodeling Projects

See how importing digital photos into SketchUp can jump-start the design process and aid bidding and selling your next built-in cabinet project.

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Our New Design Blog

Our New Design Blog

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Welcome to Fine Homebuilding's new blog, where we'll help you design inspiring homes.

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Hidden rain gutters and down spouts

Hidden rain gutters and down spouts

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Hidden rain gutters and downspouts on the Rainmaker House 2051 Hillside Drive. http://www.therainmakerhouse.com I've never liked the tacked on look of conventional aluminum gutters and down spouts...

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Double Decker

Double Decker

The upper balcony was falling off of the house, and the downstairs bedroom had only a window to the outside.   We designed and built a deck that is twice the square footage of the...

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Total home renovation from weeping shutters to sunny Craftsman

Total home renovation from weeping shutters to sunny Craftsman

Our project is our home that we are currently in the painful process of renovating. It's an original 1950's era bungalow that had no less than four wildly different additions all clad in horrible...

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Greene & Greene Gamble House Pasadena

Greene & Greene Gamble House Pasadena

Greene and Greene's masterpiece of residential architecture in the Craftsman "ultimate bunglow" style.  Photos from my visit on Jan. 30, 2009. "100 years ago a team of gifted craftsmen labored...

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Pergolas 2

Pergolas 2

These pergolas were designed by Lawrence Winterburn and installed through GardenStructure.com. Unless otherwise noted they were actually built by Lawrence Winterburn and his crew.

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Pergolas 1

Pergolas 1

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These are a few of the pergolas I have designed over the years. These days our builders deal with the site work, I just dream them up, feed details and the guys put them together. I work with clients...

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Decks 1

Decks 1

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Rather Large Deck with pergola, hot tub, privacy screen, big steps and curved sections, curved tempered glass hand rail. Designed by Lawrence and built by our builder in Cornwall

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Addition Reinvented

Addition Reinvented

An unusual chance to correct a missed opportunity on this detached Ottawa house.  The new layout adds only 20 ft2 to the Master Bedroom but manages to carve out a new walk-in closet under the...

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Kitchen

Kitchen

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A well appointed kitchen without the large expense.

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Long Island Sound Eclectic addition

Long Island Sound Eclectic addition

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Addition to 1930 structure with complete facade re-design to match client's eclectic interests and lifestyle. Situated along Long Island Sound on City Island, within NYC with forever easterly views...

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