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Modernized steel and glass beach house maximizes views on Fire Island

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This contemporary steel and glass beach house by renowned architect Richard Meier is located in Fair Harbor, a hamlet located near the western end of Fire Island. The 2,000 square foot residence is nestled in a private bayside setting, designed to maximize its surroundings. The homeowners lost their original summer home to an electrical fire in 2011. The architect was […]



Warm and inviting contemporary refuge overlooking Lake Michigan

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Designed by Wheeler Kearns Architects, this warm and inviting contemporary lake house in Chicago features unobstructed views of Lake Michigan. The 4,600 square foot residence takes its form from its site: “the base of the residence is rendered as a solid mass, forming a plinth that grounds the house on its prominent corner location,” states the […]

A modern California dwelling with surprising interior warmth

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This modern, yet warm residence was designed by Klopf Architecture in collaboration with Van Gelder Construction, located in Orangevale, Sacramento County, California. Encompassing 2,633 square feet of living space, this three bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom home was designed a couple of empty nesters. It was designed to replace an existing ranch home that was on the property. The […]

An extraordinary treetop dwelling with a sculptural staircase in LA

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This fabulous contemporary treetop dwelling has been designed by architectural studio Belzberg Architects, located in Los Angeles, California. Comprised of 13,900 square feet of living space, this spacious home is spread out over three levels. The exterior facade was designed to seamlessly integrate with the surrounding landscape. Constructed along a natural ridgeline, the long and narrow […]

Minimalist haven maximizes waterfront views on Long Island Sound

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This minimalist waterfront home was designed by Sellars Lathrop Architects, located in a deep cove off Long Island Sound, in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The property is nestled at the end of a peninsula, offering southern exposure and panoramic views of the water. This is a very desirable area for canoeing, kayaking and boating, which the owners can […]

Serene shelter embraces natural beauty of the Northern Rocky Mountains

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This spectacular river house was designed by architects Suyama Peterson Deguchi in collaboration with Doug Rasar Interior Design, located in the Northern Rocky Mountains of Washington. The home was designed to maximize its site, embracing its rugged, mountainous environment. Designed for a retired couple, the layout included a guest wing and extended outdoor living zones. The […]

Cozy mountain cabin in Montana maximizes minimal space

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Camp run-a-muck is a cozy mountain cabin infused with a mix of rustic character and modern details designed by Pearson Design Group, located in Harlowton, Montana. Highline Partners constructed this quaint 1,750-square-foot guest escape. Its a fusion of glass, metal and timber, evoking a rustic elegance with a modern twist. A blending of historical and contemporary with spectacular […]

Breathtaking home in Wyoming with panoramic mountain views

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This striking contemporary mountain home was designed by Carney Logan Burke Architects, located just outside of the small town of Wilson, Wyoming. Surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and mature aspen trees, this home was designed to maximize its site and spectacular views. Nestled on the Crescent H Ranch, this home is all about privacy… and […]