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Dream House Tour: An exceptional modern farmhouse in rural Texas

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This exceptional modern farmhouse was designed by DEMESNE, located just West of Preston Hollow, a neighborhood outside of Dallas, Texas. The farmhouse gives the impression of a Napa Valley Estate nestled amongst the mature Pecan and Oak Trees of the Dallas countryside. On the exterior facade, the gabled roof structure is comprised of board and batten, creating […]

Chic and stylish beach house retreat on the Stinson Lagoon, California

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This contemporary beach house retreat was designed by CCS Architecture, located in Seadrift on the Stinson Lagoon in Marin County, California. Although the lagoon is filled with Pacific Ocean Sea water, it is shallow and warm – much like a lake and so used for swimming, paddling, and many other non-motorized water sports. While beach houses are often […]

Stunning courtyard house in Wisconsin builds on its mid-century roots

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This courtyard house project involves the renovation and addition of a 1960s mid-century modern ranch house located in Madison, Wisconsin, designed by Bruns Architecture. The scope of the project was to balance the introverted nature of a courtyard with the bold personality of an extrovert all while managing matters of privacy. This renovation builds on its […]

Classic ranch house nestled on the beautiful Santa Lucia Preserve

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This classic ranch house was designed by BAR Architects, located on a sprawling 19 acres of property in the Santa Lucia Preserve, California. The 11,800 square foot compound was conceived of multiple wings that interconnect to form small, low building structures. The architects designed the wings to form a courtyard as well as private landscaped zones […]

Striking modern home in Cape Town showcases an inverted pyramid roof

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SAOTA Architecture & Design completed this spectacular family home with an inverted pyramid roof, located in Cape Town, South Africa. Set below Lion’s Head, the residence showcases views of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head, Signal Hill, the city of Cape Town and the mountains of the Boland and the winelands beyond. The architecture was designed to maximize views of […]