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Modernist villa offers impressive architectural details in Pacific Palisades

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This modernist villa designed by O+ L Building Projects, in collaboration with builder Gunderson Matkins is located in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Created with family living in mind, this sprawling 8,273 square foot dwelling boasts a formal entry, living, dining kitchen, breakfast area and six bedrooms, each with its own bath. There are […]

Charming beach cottage on Whidbey Island gets beautifully refreshed

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Seattle-based architects Hoedemaker Pfeiffer was responsible for the renovation of this charming beach cottage nestled on a waterfront property on Whidbey Island, Washington. The homeowners of this cozy beach cottage opted to renovate instead of purchasing a larger new home. They enlisted the architects to help them to re-invigorate their retreat, updating living spaces to meet […]

Compact waterfront home in Washington designed to withstand a Tsunami

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Designs Northwest Architects is responsible for the creation of this compact waterfront home designed for a family of five on Camano Island, Washington. While no structures are tsunami-proof, some can be designed to be resilient to forceful waves. The challenge presented to the architects on this 3,140 square foot site in a high-velocity flood (V) zone was […]

Charming rustic cottage perched on the rocky coast of Maine

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Knickerbocker Group is responsible for the design and construction of this charming rustic cottage by the sea, located on the quintessential summer community of Capitol Island, Maine. The owner of this quaint red cottage was drawn to purchasing the home by nostalgia, after spending childhood summers on the island. This seaside abode was in need of some […]

Modern-rustic home designed to withstand wildfires in the North Cascades

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Designs Northwest Architects in collaboration with Impel Construction created this beautiful modern-rustic home nestled in a meadow in the foothills of the North Cascades in Mazama, Washington. A beautiful blend of steel, glass, and concrete, this home was designed according to the principles of the Firewise USA Program. This program has devised to empower neighbors […]

Frank Lloyd Wright designed home boasts inspiring renovation in Minnesota

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SALA Architects in collaboration with Braden Construction renovated this incredible home originally designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, located in Grant, Minnesota. This historically significant property was constructed in 1955. The original vision of the project consisted of the main house, which is a 1,875 square foot residence named the “Studio” by the original owners, and three […]

Gorgeous weathered barn is centerpiece of this New England farmhouse

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This contemporary clapboard home integrates a weathered barn into its design, the collaborative efforts of Bronfman Architecture and Knickerbocker Group, located in Pemaquid, Maine. Taking 18-months to complete, this farmhouse boasts uninterrupted ocean vistas and an open floor plan to showcase the owner’s extensive collection of European antiques. When purchased, the property housed three original buildings: an […]

Romantic stone cottage retreat nestled on Hunting Island, Maine

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This stone cottage retreat was designed and built by Knickerbocker Group, located on Hunting Island, just off the coast of Portland, Maine. Nestled on the rocky shores of a one-acre island, this cottage bravely faces the open Atlantic Ocean. This cottage was originally a hunting retreat devoid of electricity, encompassing a couple of small rooms, […]