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Abundant Light and Casual Design

Abundant Light and Casual Design

Using a wall of windows an architect brings in light and makes a natural gathering place.

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Bringing the Outside In

Bringing the Outside In

A Seattle Architect re-imagines the relationship between a home and its surroundings.

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Thin is In

Thin is In

This light filled in fill house gives new meaning to the phrase small spaces

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Self-Taught MBA: Are You Ready for Building Information Modeling?

Self-Taught MBA: Are You Ready for Building Information Modeling?

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Building information modeling (BIM) is the next evolution of CAD, involving the five-dimensional generation and management of digital plans. This post, written by my colleague Kristin Dispenza, introduces a new product specifically for small firms.

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The Professors House

The Professor's House

A University of Oregon professor designed her family home to respect its steep, natural setting.

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Durango House Rendering

Durango House Rendering

We are excited to have this rendering of the house we designed.  It was created by Elwood Cooke of Cooke Studios- Dunkirk, Maryland.  It truly captures the essence of what we are trying to...

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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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Furniture That Can Change the Way You Design

Furniture That Can Change the Way You Design

Create a flexible home with innovative space saving furniture

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Haiti InnoVida Update

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Short movie shows how these homes go together.

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Contemporary Kitchen

Contemporary Kitchen

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Not my Design, Not my Boxes, My Remodle and Install. It came out Nice.........

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What is Open Building?

What is Open Building?

In the early 1990s that I bumped into a marvelous little book by the Dutch architect John Habraken titled Supports. He argued passionately that the process of making housing must preserve the “natural relationship” that humans need to have with the place where they live. . .

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Announcing our Before and After contest winners

Announcing our Before and After contest winners

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Fine Homebuilding editors are a finicky bunch, and opinionated too. So the task of narrowing down the nearly 150 entries from our “Before and After: What’s Old is New Again,” kitchen and bath contest to just five winners wasn’t easy.

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Building Our First House: Floor Plan & Elevations Tour

Building Our First House: Floor Plan & Elevations Tour

After our house was featured in Fine Homebuilding (February) we've had requests to see our floor plan. For those interested this page shows the working plan - minus dimensions & notes - from...

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Little West Kill House

Little West Kill House

Attention to Detail: Custom Designed Modern Japanese style Home, large overhangs, wrap around deck, 2,124 SF, Single family. Frosted glass Douglas Fir Entry Double doors, dragonfly doorbell, Acorn...

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Rustic Modern Custom Home

Rustic Modern Custom Home

A custom home built with both rustic and modern elements. Home features wide plank pine and slate flooring, combined with wrought iron light fixtures and iron stair railing. High ceilings and clean...

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