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Fascinating contemporary home overlooking Wisconsin’s Lake Geneva

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This contemporary home was designed by Northworks Architects + Planners, located in Lake Geneva, a resort city on Geneva Lake in southeastern Wisconsin. This newly designed residence and boathouse are nestled atop a steeply sloping site, more than 140-feet above the lakeshore, overlooking Lake Geneva. The modern cabin structures were meticulously constructed to serve as […]

Dream House Tour: Beautiful Contemporary Ranch House in Napa Valley

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Overlooking the Carneros wine region in Napa, California, this beautiful ranch house was designed by Backen Gillam Kroeger Architects along with Jennifer Robin Interiors. This project included a 400-acre working ranch with several outbuildings. A 16,000 square foot main house includes three kitchens and two master bedroom suites along with a pool house—this took five years to complete. […]

Hillside dwelling in Austin features modern barn-inspired elements

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Best described as a modern barn, this spacious and sun-drenched family home by Paul Lamb Architects is perched on a hill overlooking the city of Austin, Texas. The hillside property is on uneven ground, so the home was designed on multiple levels, with balconies at the rear to take advantage of the spectacular views. Upon entryway into the home, you see straight through […]

Seaside home perched above Laguna Beach with relaxed indoor-outdoor living

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Perched atop a rocky coastal promontory overlooking Laguna Beach, California, this relaxing seaside home designed by Horst Architects along with Aria Design embraces its unique oceanfront site. The architectural plan of this residence is based upon the homeowner’s request to have an inviting and comfortable family home along the coast. A place where they could entertain family […]

Idyllic rustic mountain retreat showcases views of the Teton Mountains

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Locati Architects was responsible for the design of this contemporary rustic mountain retreat that resides in the beautiful countryside of Jackson, Wyoming. With picturesque views of the Teton mountain range in the distance, this home is nestled on an idyllic 20-acre property with rushing river running parallel to the site. Commissioned as a three-generation family retreat, the key to comfort was […]

Cozy seaside gable house boasts breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean

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This stunning beach house was designed by architects Ike Kligerman Barkley, located on a rolling site overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Boston, Massachusetts. This seaside gable house brings together two contrasting ideas – nineteenth century Shingle Style design, and a contemporary preference for material and textural expression over architectural detail. While the exterior captures the local design […]

Classic cottage in Mill Valley offers elegant yet comfortable living

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This stunning classic cottage home in Mill Valley, California was an addition and architectural renovation by studio Heydt Designs in collaboration with interior designer Benjamin Dhong. The original home, an outdated modern lodge-style home, had not been updated since the 1980’s and only had two bedrooms and two baths. With an addition of only 700 square feet, this […]

Sustainable forest retreat in Washington with light-filled interiors

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In the foothills above Snoqualmie is a beautiful house built for two mountain guides not far from their work in North Bend, Washington. The 2,100 square foot, three bedroom residence has been designed by Johnston Architects and built by Tall Tree Construction, accommodating both professional and practical demands, but also fulfilling a deep desire to do what […]