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Evening Jewel with City View

Evening Jewel with City View

The dramatic San Francisco view is captured by this elegant design

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Nashville Residence

Nashville Residence

The fiberglass/wood combination from Integrity was perfect for durability and low maintenance.

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Lake View Residence

Lake View Residence

This home, located on a small lot near a lake, captures great views throughout the house. The contrast on both the interior and exterior of the home communicates strongly with the many unique structural shapes and features.

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Austin Residence

Austin Residence

The design of this home is influenced by the modern architectural vernacular of Palm Springs, which is characterized by a lot of glass and a strong connection between indoors and outdoors.

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Spice Bay Residence

Spice Bay Residence

The vision for this model home was to artfully capture a Dutch-style that would fit within the European styles of an architecturally controlled neighborhood.

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A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

The layout of this home brings the best elements of the outdoors inside. And creates a cozy retreat. A creative floor-plan makes for amazing spaces

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CNC-Manufactured Framing Replaces Site-Built Custom Dormers

CNC-Manufactured Framing Replaces Site-Built Custom Dormers

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Question: What do each of these carpentry disciplines have in common; millwork, windows, cabinets, doors and stairs? Answer: In the not-to-distant past, each of these tasks was performed on-site by highly skilled carpenters. New applications of digital capabilities assure more change is inevitable as shown here with CNC fabrication of complex roof-framing assemblies.

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A Tale of Two Pitches: Exploring Off-Angle Roof Framing

A Tale of Two Pitches: Exploring Off-Angle Roof Framing

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Explore framing complexities that result when roofs of two different pitches intersect. A SketchUp model helps clarify how various rafters and framing components are assembled in an "off angle" hip and valley configuration.

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Name This Detail

Name This Detail

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An interesting architectural feature on this old home has many of us scratching our head.

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Bunkhouse in the Woods!

Bunkhouse in the Woods!

Here is what kept me sane a few years ago!  Decided that we needed more space for my kids and their cousins at the shared family cottage.  Set out to build a bunkie that would give them a...

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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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MORE Westchester Waterfront

MORE Westchester Waterfront

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Westchester Waterfront Residence

Westchester Waterfront Residence

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Fine Shedbuilding

Fine Shedbuilding

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Forget the shed! It’s not about the SHED!

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The Watershed: A Writing Studio

The Watershed: A Writing Studio

Nested inside a prefabricated steel framework, this diminutive writing studio overlooks a meadow.

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This faux slate may be worth a closer look

This faux slate may be worth a closer look

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I didn’t want to like Davinci Roofscapes synthetic slate roof tiles, I really didn’t.   The product isn’t really to blame. It’s just that I’ve been ruined by...

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Circa:1680 Colonial Farm House on Long Island, NY

Circa:1680 Colonial Farm House on Long Island, NY

I purchased an historic circa:1680 farm house in Cold Spring Harbor, LI, NY (50 minutes from Manhatten) that no one else would take on. It sat vacant for a very long while. It took me...

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Kitchen

Kitchen

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A well appointed kitchen without the large expense.

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